methods v3.6.1

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
language-class Classes to Represent Unevaluated Language Objects
LinearMethodsList-class Class "LinearMethodsList"
MethodWithNext-class Class MethodWithNext
Methods S4 Class Documentation
StructureClasses Classes Corresponding to Basic Structures
TraceClasses Classes Used Internally to Control Tracing
Classes S4 Class Documentation
BasicClasses Classes Corresponding to Basic Data Types
GenericFunctions Tools for Managing Generic Functions
Methods_for_Nongenerics Methods for Non-Generic Functions in Other Packages
Methods_Details General Information on Methods
findMethods Description of the Methods Defined for a Generic Function
Introduction Basic use of S4 Methods and Classes
className Class names including the corresponding package
fixPre1.8 Fix Objects Saved from R Versions Previous to 1.8
Methods_for_S3 Methods For S3 and S4 Dispatch
hasArg Look for an Argument in the Call
implicitGeneric Manage Implicit Versions of Generic Functions
classRepresentation-class Class Objects
genericFunction-class Generic Function Objects
Classes_Details Class Definitions
Documentation Using and Creating On-line Documentation for Classes and Methods
method.skeleton Create a Skeleton File for a New Method
getClass Get Class Definition
callNextMethod Call an Inherited Method
languageEl Elements of Language Objects
LocalReferenceClasses Localized Objects based on Reference Classes
methodUtilities Utility Functions for Methods and S-Plus Compatibility
RMethodUtils Method Utilities
MethodsList-class Class MethodsList, Defunct Representation of Methods
MethodsList MethodsList Objects
S4groupGeneric S4 Group Generic Functions
ObjectsWithPackage-class A Vector of Object Names, with associated Package Names
S3Part S4 Classes that Contain S3 Classes
SClassExtension-class Class to Represent Inheritance (Extension) Relations
cbind2 Combine two Objects by Columns or Rows
canCoerce Can an Object be Coerced to a Certain S4 Class?
RClassUtils Utilities for Managing Class Definitions
initialize-methods Methods to Initialize New Objects from a Class
representation Construct a Representation or a Prototype for a Class Definition
inheritedSlotNames Names of Slots Inherited From a Super Class
removeMethod Remove a Method
classesToAM Compute an Adjacency Matrix for Superclasses of Class Definitions
dotsMethods The Use of ... in Method Signatures
environment-class Class "environment"
EmptyMethodsList-class Internal Class representing Empty Methods List
promptMethods Generate a Shell for Documentation of Formal Methods
ReferenceClasses Objects With Fields Treated by Reference (OOP-style)
methods-deprecated Deprecated Functions in Package methods
methods-defunct Defunct Functions in Package methods
showMethods Show all the methods for the specified function(s) or class
signature-class Class "signature" For Method Definitions
MethodDefinition-class Classes to Represent Method Definitions
setLoadActions Set Actions For Package Loading
testInheritedMethods Test for and Report about Selection of Inherited Methods
setClass Create a Class Definition
is Is an Object from a Class?
setClassUnion Classes Defined as the Union of Other Classes
setOldClass Register Old-Style (S3) Classes and Inheritance
setMethod Create and Save a Method
substituteDirect SubstituteDirect
isSealedMethod Check for a Sealed Method or Class
getPackageName The Name associated with a Given Package
MethodSupport Additional (Support) Functions for Methods
makeClassRepresentation Create a Class Definition
setIs Specify a Superclass Explicitly
setGroupGeneric Create a Group Generic Version of a Function
promptClass Generate a Shell for Documentation of a Formal Class
nonStructure-class A non-structure S4 Class for basic types
as Force an Object to Belong to a Class
validObject Test the Validity of an Object
setGeneric Create a Generic Version of a Function
.BasicFunsList List of Builtin and Special Functions
show Show an Object
callGeneric Call the Current Generic Function from a Method
evalSource Use Function Definitions from a Source File without Reinstalling a Package
new Generate an Object from a Class
envRefClass-class Class "envRefClass"
findClass Find Class Definitions
getMethod Get or Test for the Definition of a Method
methods-package Formal Methods and Classes
selectSuperClasses Super Classes (of Specific Kinds) of a Class
slot The Slots in an Object from a Formal Class
setAs Methods for Coercing an Object to a Class
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Priority base
References John M. Chambers (2008) ``Software for Data Analysis: Programming with R''; Springer NY.
License Part of R 3.6.1
NeedsCompilation yes
suggests codetools
imports stats , utils
Contributors R team

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