methods v3.4.3

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
GenericFunctions Tools for Managing Generic Functions
environment-class Class "environment"
language-class Classes to Represent Unevaluated Language Objects
LinearMethodsList-class Class "LinearMethodsList"
Classes_Details Class Definitions
Introduction Basic use of S4 Methods and Classes
Documentation Using and Creating On-line Documentation for Classes and Methods
EmptyMethodsList-class Internal Class representing Empty Methods List
Classes S4 Class Documentation
BasicClasses Classes Corresponding to Basic Data Types
MethodWithNext-class Class MethodWithNext
MethodSupport Additional (Support) Functions for Methods
Methods S4 Class Documentation
Methods_for_S3 Methods For S3 and S4 Dispatch
MethodsList MethodsList Objects
MethodsList-class Class MethodsList, Defunct Representation of Methods
callNextMethod Call an Inherited Method
MethodDefinition-class Classes to Represent Method Definitions
Methods_Details General Information on Methods
Methods_for_Nongenerics Methods for Non-Generic Functions in Other Packages
S4groupGeneric S4 Group Generic Functions
as Force an Object to Belong to a Class
RMethodUtils Method Utilities
SClassExtension-class Class to Represent Inheritance (Extension) Relations
callGeneric Call the Current Generic Function from a Method
S3Part S4 Classes that Contain S3 Classes
ObjectsWithPackage-class A Vector of Object Names, with associated Package Names
dotsMethods The Use of ... in Method Signatures
RClassUtils Utilities for Managing Class Definitions
canCoerce Can an Object be Coerced to a Certain S4 Class?
findClass Find Class Definitions
StructureClasses Classes Corresponding to Basic Structures
className Class names including the corresponding package
TraceClasses Classes Used Internally to Control Tracing
findMethods Description of the Methods Defined for a Generic Function
isSealedMethod Check for a Sealed Method or Class
initialize-methods Methods to Initialize New Objects from a Class
cbind2 Combine two Objects by Columns or Rows
getMethod Get or Test for the Definition of a Method
evalSource Use Function Definitions from a Source File without Reinstalling a Package
getPackageName The Name associated with a Given Package
classRepresentation-class Class Objects
implicitGeneric Manage Implicit Versions of Generic Functions
classesToAM Compute an Adjacency Matrix for Superclasses of Class Definitions
genericFunction-class Generic Function Objects
fixPre1.8 Fix Objects Saved from R Versions Previous to 1.8
methods-package Formal Methods and Classes
inheritedSlotNames Names of Slots Inherited From a Super Class
method.skeleton Create a Skeleton File for a New Method
is Is an Object from a Class?
languageEl Elements of Language Objects
hasArg Look for an Argument in the Call
methods-defunct Defunct Functions in Package methods
methods-deprecated Deprecated Functions in Package methods
getClass Get Class Definition
nonStructure-class A non-structure S4 Class for basic types
new Generate an Object from a Class
promptClass Generate a Shell for Documentation of a Formal Class
selectSuperClasses Super Classes (of Specific Kinds) of a Class
LocalReferenceClasses Localized Objects based on Reference Classes
setAs Methods for Coercing an Object to a Class
methodUtilities Utility Functions for Methods and S-Plus Compatibility
setGeneric Create a Generic Version of a Function
promptMethods Generate a Shell for Documentation of Formal Methods
setGroupGeneric Create a Group Generic Version of a Function
ReferenceClasses Objects With Fields Treated by Reference (OOP-style)
removeMethod Remove a Method
representation Construct a Representation or a Prototype for a Class Definition
setClass Create a Class Definition
showMethods Show all the methods for the specified function(s) or class
signature-class Class "signature" For Method Definitions
setClassUnion Classes Defined as the Union of Other Classes
makeClassRepresentation Create a Class Definition
show Show an Object
slot The Slots in an Object from a Formal Class
substituteDirect SubstituteDirect
envRefClass-class Class "envRefClass"
testInheritedMethods Test for and Report about Selection of Inherited Methods
setIs Specify a Superclass Explicitly
setMethod Create and Save a Method
setLoadActions Set Actions For Package Loading
validObject Test the Validity of an Object
.BasicFunsList List of Builtin and Special Functions
setOldClass Register Old-Style (S3) Classes and Inheritance
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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 3.4.3
NeedsCompilation yes
suggests codetools
imports stats , utils
Contributors R team

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