methods v3.2.0

Formal Methods and Classes

Formally defined methods and classes for R objects, plus other programming tools, as described in the reference.

Functions in methods

Name Description
Documentation Using and Creating On-line Documentation for Classes and Methods
canCoerce Can an Object be Coerced to a Certain S4 Class?
callGeneric Call the Current Generic Function from a Method
classesToAM Compute an Adjacency Matrix for Superclasses of Class Definitions
cbind2 Combine two Objects by Columns or Rows
BasicClasses Classes Corresponding to Basic Data Types
className Class names including the corresponding package
Classes Class Definitions
classRepresentation-class Class Objects
as Force an Object to Belong to a Class
EmptyMethodsList-class Internal Class representing Empty Methods List
findClass Computations with Classes
findMethods Description of the Methods Defined for a Generic Function
environment-class Class "environment"
dotsMethods The Use of ... in Method Signatures
genericFunction-class Generic Function Objects
GenericFunctions Tools for Managing Generic Functions
evalSource Use Function Definitions from a Source File without Reinstalling a Package
fixPre1.8 Fix Objects Saved from R Versions Previous to 1.8
getClass Get Class Definition
hasArg Look for an Argument in the Call
getPackageName The Name associated with a Given Package
language-class Classes to Represent Unevaluated Language Objects
getMethod Get or Test for the Definition of a Method
inheritedSlotNames Names of Slots Inherited From a Super Class
is Is an Object from a Class?
isSealedMethod Check for a Sealed Method or Class
languageEl Elements of Language Objects
initialize-methods Methods to Initialize New Objects from a Class
implicitGeneric Manage Implicit Versions of Generic Functions
MethodsList-class Class MethodsList, Defunct Representation of Methods
LinearMethodsList-class Class "LinearMethodsList"
MethodSupport Additional (Support) Functions for Methods
methods-package Formal Methods and Classes
LocalReferenceClasses Localized Objects based on Reference Classes
Methods General Information on Methods
methods-deprecated Deprecated Functions in Package methods
methods-defunct Defunct Functions in Package methods
method.skeleton Create a Skeleton File for a New Method
MethodDefinition-class Classes to Represent Method Definitions
promptClass Generate a Shell for Documentation of a Formal Class
nonStructure-class A non-structure S4 Class for basic types
promptMethods Generate a Shell for Documentation of Formal Methods
methodUtilities Utility Functions for Methods and S-Plus Compatibility
ObjectsWithPackage-class A Vector of Object Names, with associated Package Names
MethodWithNext-class Class MethodWithNext
callNextMethod Call an Inherited Method
new Generate an Object from a Class
representation Construct a Representation or a Prototype for a Class Definition
RMethodUtils Method Utilities
setGeneric Define a New Generic Function
selectSuperClasses Super Classes (of Specific Kinds) of a Class
SClassExtension-class Class to Represent Inheritance (Extension) Relations
setLoadActions Set Actions For Package Loading
S3Part S3-style Objects and S4-class Objects
S4groupGeneric S4 Group Generic Functions
setClassUnion Classes Defined as the Union of Other Classes
setClass Create a Class Definition
setOldClass Register Old-Style (S3) Classes and Inheritance
setMethod Create and Save a Method
StructureClasses Classes Corresponding to Basic Structures
testInheritedMethods Test for and Report about Selection of Inherited Methods
substituteDirect SubstituteDirect
TraceClasses Classes Used Internally to Control Tracing
.BasicFunsList List of Builtin and Special Functions
validObject Test the Validity of an Object
envRefClass-class Class "envRefClass"
slot The Slots in an Object from a Formal Class
makeClassRepresentation Create a Class Definition
show Show an Object
signature-class Class "signature" For Method Definitions
showMethods Show all the methods for the specified function(s) or class
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Priority base
References John M. Chambers (2008) ``Software for Data Analysis: Programming with R''; Springer NY.
License Part of R 3.2.0
imports utils
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