methods v3.3.0

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
cbind2 Combine two Objects by Columns or Rows
className Class names including the corresponding package
Documentation Using and Creating On-line Documentation for Classes and Methods
BasicClasses Classes Corresponding to Basic Data Types
callGeneric Call the Current Generic Function from a Method
dotsMethods The Use of ... in Method Signatures
classRepresentation-class Class Objects
classesToAM Compute an Adjacency Matrix for Superclasses of Class Definitions
as Force an Object to Belong to a Class
Classes Class Definitions
fixPre1.8 Fix Objects Saved from R Versions Previous to 1.8
environment-class Class "environment"
getClass Get Class Definition
EmptyMethodsList-class Internal Class representing Empty Methods List
getMethod Get or Test for the Definition of a Method
findMethods Description of the Methods Defined for a Generic Function
findClass Computations with Classes
evalSource Use Function Definitions from a Source File without Reinstalling a Package
genericFunction-class Generic Function Objects
GenericFunctions Tools for Managing Generic Functions
inheritedSlotNames Names of Slots Inherited From a Super Class
languageEl Elements of Language Objects
LinearMethodsList-class Class "LinearMethodsList"
initialize-methods Methods to Initialize New Objects from a Class
hasArg Look for an Argument in the Call
language-class Classes to Represent Unevaluated Language Objects
getPackageName The Name associated with a Given Package
isSealedMethod Check for a Sealed Method or Class
is Is an Object from a Class?
implicitGeneric Manage Implicit Versions of Generic Functions
methods-package Formal Methods and Classes
LocalReferenceClasses Localized Objects based on Reference Classes
method.skeleton Create a Skeleton File for a New Method
MethodsList-class Class MethodsList, Defunct Representation of Methods
methods-defunct Defunct Functions in Package methods
methods-deprecated Deprecated Functions in Package methods
methodUtilities Utility Functions for Methods and S-Plus Compatibility
Methods General Information on Methods
MethodDefinition-class Classes to Represent Method Definitions
MethodSupport Additional (Support) Functions for Methods
promptMethods Generate a Shell for Documentation of Formal Methods
callNextMethod Call an Inherited Method
nonStructure-class A non-structure S4 Class for basic types
ObjectsWithPackage-class A Vector of Object Names, with associated Package Names
promptClass Generate a Shell for Documentation of a Formal Class
representation Construct a Representation or a Prototype for a Class Definition
S3Part S3-style Objects and S4-class Objects
MethodWithNext-class Class MethodWithNext
RMethodUtils Method Utilities
new Generate an Object from a Class
setGeneric Define a New Generic Function
makeClassRepresentation Create a Class Definition
setMethod Create and Save a Method
SClassExtension-class Class to Represent Inheritance (Extension) Relations
S4groupGeneric S4 Group Generic Functions
setClass Create a Class Definition
setOldClass Register Old-Style (S3) Classes and Inheritance
selectSuperClasses Super Classes (of Specific Kinds) of a Class
setLoadActions Set Actions For Package Loading
setClassUnion Classes Defined as the Union of Other Classes
validObject Test the Validity of an Object
showMethods Show all the methods for the specified function(s) or class
TraceClasses Classes Used Internally to Control Tracing
StructureClasses Classes Corresponding to Basic Structures
envRefClass-class Class "envRefClass"
testInheritedMethods Test for and Report about Selection of Inherited Methods
substituteDirect SubstituteDirect
signature-class Class "signature" For Method Definitions
show Show an Object
slot The Slots in an Object from a Formal Class
.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 3.3.0
suggests codetools
imports stats , utils
Contributors R team

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