methods v3.6.0

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
GenericFunctions Tools for Managing Generic Functions
language-class Classes to Represent Unevaluated Language Objects
LinearMethodsList-class Class "LinearMethodsList"
StructureClasses Classes Corresponding to Basic Structures
TraceClasses Classes Used Internally to Control Tracing
classesToAM Compute an Adjacency Matrix for Superclasses of Class Definitions
BasicClasses Classes Corresponding to Basic Data Types
Classes S4 Class Documentation
Methods_for_S3 Methods For S3 and S4 Dispatch
EmptyMethodsList-class Internal Class representing Empty Methods List
environment-class Class "environment"
callNextMethod Call an Inherited Method
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
MethodDefinition-class Classes to Represent Method Definitions
ObjectsWithPackage-class A Vector of Object Names, with associated Package Names
MethodSupport Additional (Support) Functions for Methods
RClassUtils Utilities for Managing Class Definitions
methods-package Formal Methods and Classes
findMethods Description of the Methods Defined for a Generic Function
new Generate an Object from a Class
fixPre1.8 Fix Objects Saved from R Versions Previous to 1.8
evalSource Use Function Definitions from a Source File without Reinstalling a Package
genericFunction-class Generic Function Objects
Classes_Details Class Definitions
findClass Find Class Definitions
getClass Get Class Definition
Methods_Details General Information on Methods
getMethod Get or Test for the Definition of a Method
selectSuperClasses Super Classes (of Specific Kinds) of a Class
setAs Methods for Coercing an Object to a Class
getPackageName The Name associated with a Given Package
Documentation Using and Creating On-line Documentation for Classes and Methods
Methods_for_Nongenerics Methods for Non-Generic Functions in Other Packages
languageEl Elements of Language Objects
showMethods Show all the methods for the specified function(s) or class
MethodsList-class Class MethodsList, Defunct Representation of Methods
signature-class Class "signature" For Method Definitions
MethodsList MethodsList Objects
MethodWithNext-class Class MethodWithNext
nonStructure-class A non-structure S4 Class for basic types
RMethodUtils Method Utilities
LocalReferenceClasses Localized Objects based on Reference Classes
promptClass Generate a Shell for Documentation of a Formal Class
setGeneric Create a Generic Version of a Function
Methods S4 Class Documentation
setClass Create a Class Definition
S4groupGeneric S4 Group Generic Functions
SClassExtension-class Class to Represent Inheritance (Extension) Relations
is Is an Object from a Class?
isSealedMethod Check for a Sealed Method or Class
setClassUnion Classes Defined as the Union of Other Classes
methods-defunct Defunct Functions in Package methods
setGroupGeneric Create a Group Generic Version of a Function
S3Part S4 Classes that Contain S3 Classes
makeClassRepresentation Create a Class Definition
slot The Slots in an Object from a Formal Class
canCoerce Can an Object be Coerced to a Certain S4 Class?
methods-deprecated Deprecated Functions in Package methods
cbind2 Combine two Objects by Columns or Rows
envRefClass-class Class "envRefClass"
validObject Test the Validity of an Object
as Force an Object to Belong to a Class
substituteDirect SubstituteDirect
callGeneric Call the Current Generic Function from a Method
show Show an Object
hasArg Look for an Argument in the Call
implicitGeneric Manage Implicit Versions of Generic Functions
testInheritedMethods Test for and Report about Selection of Inherited Methods
.BasicFunsList List of Builtin and Special Functions
className Class names including the corresponding package
method.skeleton Create a Skeleton File for a New Method
classRepresentation-class Class Objects
removeMethod Remove a Method
representation Construct a Representation or a Prototype for a Class Definition
methodUtilities Utility Functions for Methods and S-Plus Compatibility
promptMethods Generate a Shell for Documentation of Formal Methods
setMethod Create and Save a Method
ReferenceClasses Objects With Fields Treated by Reference (OOP-style)
setOldClass Register Old-Style (S3) Classes and Inheritance
setIs Specify a Superclass Explicitly
setLoadActions Set Actions For Package Loading
Introduction Basic use of S4 Methods and Classes
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Priority base
References John M. Chambers (2008) ``Software for Data Analysis: Programming with R''; Springer NY.
License Part of R 3.6.0
NeedsCompilation yes
suggests codetools
imports stats , utils
Contributors R team

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