methods v3.4.1

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
EmptyMethodsList-class Internal Class representing Empty Methods List
environment-class Class "environment"
MethodsList-class Class MethodsList, Defunct Representation of Methods
language-class Classes to Represent Unevaluated Language Objects
LinearMethodsList-class Class "LinearMethodsList"
MethodDefinition-class Classes to Represent Method Definitions
MethodSupport Additional (Support) Functions for Methods
StructureClasses Classes Corresponding to Basic Structures
TraceClasses Classes Used Internally to Control Tracing
canCoerce Can an Object be Coerced to a Certain S4 Class?
cbind2 Combine two Objects by Columns or Rows
GenericFunctions Tools for Managing Generic Functions
Introduction Basic use of S4 Methods and Classes
MethodsList MethodsList Objects
as Force an Object to Belong to a Class
callGeneric Call the Current Generic Function from a Method
evalSource Use Function Definitions from a Source File without Reinstalling a Package
findClass Find Class Definitions
hasArg Look for an Argument in the Call
implicitGeneric Manage Implicit Versions of Generic Functions
MethodWithNext-class Class MethodWithNext
Methods S4 Class Documentation
S4groupGeneric S4 Group Generic Functions
SClassExtension-class Class to Represent Inheritance (Extension) Relations
classesToAM Compute an Adjacency Matrix for Superclasses of Class Definitions
dotsMethods The Use of ... in Method Signatures
inheritedSlotNames Names of Slots Inherited From a Super Class
initialize-methods Methods to Initialize New Objects from a Class
methods-defunct Defunct Functions in Package methods
methods-deprecated Deprecated Functions in Package methods
promptMethods Generate a Shell for Documentation of Formal Methods
languageEl Elements of Language Objects
LocalReferenceClasses Localized Objects based on Reference Classes
selectSuperClasses Super Classes (of Specific Kinds) of a Class
setAs Methods for Coercing an Object to a Class
ReferenceClasses Objects With Fields Treated by Reference (OOP-style)
showMethods Show all the methods for the specified function(s) or class
signature-class Class "signature" For Method Definitions
setMethod Create and Save a Method
setOldClass Register Old-Style (S3) Classes and Inheritance
Classes_Details Class Definitions
Documentation Using and Creating On-line Documentation for Classes and Methods
Methods_Details General Information on Methods
Methods_for_Nongenerics Methods for Non-Generic Functions in Other Packages
RMethodUtils Method Utilities
S3Part S4 Classes that Contain S3 Classes
className Class names including the corresponding package
classRepresentation-class Class Objects
is Is an Object from a Class?
isSealedMethod Check for a Sealed Method or Class
method.skeleton Create a Skeleton File for a New Method
methodUtilities Utility Functions for Methods and S-Plus Compatibility
setClass Create a Class Definition
setClassUnion Classes Defined as the Union of Other Classes
getMethod Get or Test for the Definition of a Method
getPackageName The Name associated with a Given Package
methods-package Formal Methods and Classes
new Generate an Object from a Class
setGeneric Create a Generic Version of a Function
setGroupGeneric Create a Group Generic Version of a Function
slot The Slots in an Object from a Formal Class
envRefClass-class Class "envRefClass"
makeClassRepresentation Create a Class Definition
show Show an Object
validObject Test the Validity of an Object
.BasicFunsList List of Builtin and Special Functions
BasicClasses Classes Corresponding to Basic Data Types
Classes S4 Class Documentation
Methods_for_S3 Methods For S3 and S4 Dispatch
callNextMethod Call an Inherited Method
ObjectsWithPackage-class A Vector of Object Names, with associated Package Names
RClassUtils Utilities for Managing Class Definitions
findMethods Description of the Methods Defined for a Generic Function
fixPre1.8 Fix Objects Saved from R Versions Previous to 1.8
genericFunction-class Generic Function Objects
getClass Get Class Definition
nonStructure-class A non-structure S4 Class for basic types
promptClass Generate a Shell for Documentation of a Formal Class
removeMethod Remove a Method
representation Construct a Representation or a Prototype for a Class Definition
setIs Specify a Superclass Explicitly
setLoadActions Set Actions For Package Loading
substituteDirect SubstituteDirect
testInheritedMethods Test for and Report about Selection of Inherited Methods
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Details

Priority base
References John M. Chambers (2008) ``Software for Data Analysis: Programming with R''; Springer NY.
License Part of R 3.4.1
NeedsCompilation yes
suggests codetools
imports stats , utils
Contributors R team

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