methods v3.2.4

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
callGeneric Call the Current Generic Function from a Method
cbind2 Combine two Objects by Columns or Rows
BasicClasses Classes Corresponding to Basic Data Types
dotsMethods The Use of ... in Method Signatures
Classes Class Definitions
classesToAM Compute an Adjacency Matrix for Superclasses of Class Definitions
Documentation Using and Creating On-line Documentation for Classes and Methods
className Class names including the corresponding package
classRepresentation-class Class Objects
as Force an Object to Belong to a Class
getClass Get Class Definition
genericFunction-class Generic Function Objects
environment-class Class "environment"
EmptyMethodsList-class Internal Class representing Empty Methods List
fixPre1.8 Fix Objects Saved from R Versions Previous to 1.8
GenericFunctions Tools for Managing Generic Functions
getMethod Get or Test for the Definition of a Method
evalSource Use Function Definitions from a Source File without Reinstalling a Package
findMethods Description of the Methods Defined for a Generic Function
findClass Computations with Classes
isSealedMethod Check for a Sealed Method or Class
language-class Classes to Represent Unevaluated Language Objects
languageEl Elements of Language Objects
hasArg Look for an Argument in the Call
initialize-methods Methods to Initialize New Objects from a Class
getPackageName The Name associated with a Given Package
inheritedSlotNames Names of Slots Inherited From a Super Class
LinearMethodsList-class Class "LinearMethodsList"
implicitGeneric Manage Implicit Versions of Generic Functions
is Is an Object from a Class?
methodUtilities Utility Functions for Methods and S-Plus Compatibility
methods-deprecated Deprecated Functions in Package methods
methods-package Formal Methods and Classes
method.skeleton Create a Skeleton File for a New Method
MethodSupport Additional (Support) Functions for Methods
MethodDefinition-class Classes to Represent Method Definitions
methods-defunct Defunct Functions in Package methods
Methods General Information on Methods
MethodsList-class Class MethodsList, Defunct Representation of Methods
LocalReferenceClasses Localized Objects based on Reference Classes
promptMethods Generate a Shell for Documentation of Formal Methods
ObjectsWithPackage-class A Vector of Object Names, with associated Package Names
representation Construct a Representation or a Prototype for a Class Definition
callNextMethod Call an Inherited Method
new Generate an Object from a Class
promptClass Generate a Shell for Documentation of a Formal Class
MethodWithNext-class Class MethodWithNext
nonStructure-class A non-structure S4 Class for basic types
RMethodUtils Method Utilities
S3Part S3-style Objects and S4-class Objects
setMethod Create and Save a Method
selectSuperClasses Super Classes (of Specific Kinds) of a Class
setClass Create a Class Definition
setClassUnion Classes Defined as the Union of Other Classes
setGeneric Define a New Generic Function
S4groupGeneric S4 Group Generic Functions
makeClassRepresentation Create a Class Definition
setOldClass Register Old-Style (S3) Classes and Inheritance
SClassExtension-class Class to Represent Inheritance (Extension) Relations
setLoadActions Set Actions For Package Loading
substituteDirect SubstituteDirect
showMethods Show all the methods for the specified function(s) or class
TraceClasses Classes Used Internally to Control Tracing
validObject Test the Validity of an Object
StructureClasses Classes Corresponding to Basic Structures
envRefClass-class Class "envRefClass"
signature-class Class "signature" For Method Definitions
slot The Slots in an Object from a Formal Class
show Show an Object
testInheritedMethods Test for and Report about Selection of Inherited Methods
.BasicFunsList List of Builtin and Special Functions
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References John M. Chambers (2008) ``Software for Data Analysis: Programming with R''; Springer NY.
License Part of R 3.2.4
suggests codetools
imports utils
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