methods v3.6.2

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
Classes_Details Class Definitions
environment-class Class "environment"
S4groupGeneric S4 Group Generic Functions
Methods_Details General Information on Methods
MethodSupport Additional (Support) Functions for Methods
methods-deprecated Deprecated Functions in Package methods
as Force an Object to Belong to a Class
BasicClasses Classes Corresponding to Basic Data Types
Methods_for_S3 Methods For S3 and S4 Dispatch
language-class Classes to Represent Unevaluated Language Objects
getClass Get Class Definition
Classes S4 Class Documentation
LocalReferenceClasses Localized Objects based on Reference Classes
Methods_for_Nongenerics Methods for Non-Generic Functions in Other Packages
MethodsList MethodsList Objects
RMethodUtils Method Utilities
MethodsList-class Class MethodsList, Defunct Representation of Methods
ObjectsWithPackage-class A Vector of Object Names, with associated Package Names
implicitGeneric Manage Implicit Versions of Generic Functions
Documentation Using and Creating On-line Documentation for Classes and Methods
EmptyMethodsList-class Internal Class representing Empty Methods List
MethodDefinition-class Classes to Represent Method Definitions
RClassUtils Utilities for Managing Class Definitions
className Class names including the corresponding package
method.skeleton Create a Skeleton File for a New Method
dotsMethods The Use of ... in Method Signatures
inheritedSlotNames Names of Slots Inherited From a Super Class
showMethods Show all the methods for the specified function(s) or class
evalSource Use Function Definitions from a Source File without Reinstalling a Package
S3Part S4 Classes that Contain S3 Classes
SClassExtension-class Class to Represent Inheritance (Extension) Relations
GenericFunctions Tools for Managing Generic Functions
Introduction Basic use of S4 Methods and Classes
MethodWithNext-class Class MethodWithNext
Methods S4 Class Documentation
classesToAM Compute an Adjacency Matrix for Superclasses of Class Definitions
TraceClasses Classes Used Internally to Control Tracing
findMethods Description of the Methods Defined for a Generic Function
fixPre1.8 Fix Objects Saved from R Versions Previous to 1.8
LinearMethodsList-class Class "LinearMethodsList"
cbind2 Combine two Objects by Columns or Rows
canCoerce Can an Object be Coerced to a Certain S4 Class?
callGeneric Call the Current Generic Function from a Method
initialize-methods Methods to Initialize New Objects from a Class
setLoadActions Set Actions For Package Loading
getPackageName The Name associated with a Given Package
getMethod Get or Test for the Definition of a Method
genericFunction-class Generic Function Objects
methods-defunct Defunct Functions in Package methods
methodUtilities Utility Functions for Methods and S-Plus Compatibility
classRepresentation-class Class Objects
new Generate an Object from a Class
methods-package Formal Methods and Classes
hasArg Look for an Argument in the Call
StructureClasses Classes Corresponding to Basic Structures
validObject Test the Validity of an Object
is Is an Object from a Class?
representation Construct a Representation or a Prototype for a Class Definition
callNextMethod Call an Inherited Method
findClass Find Class Definitions
isSealedMethod Check for a Sealed Method or Class
promptClass Generate a Shell for Documentation of a Formal Class
nonStructure-class A non-structure S4 Class for basic types
setClass Create a Class Definition
setClassUnion Classes Defined as the Union of Other Classes
setIs Specify a Superclass Explicitly
languageEl Elements of Language Objects
promptMethods Generate a Shell for Documentation of Formal Methods
removeMethod Remove a Method
slot The Slots in an Object from a Formal Class
setGeneric Create a Generic Version of a Function
setOldClass Register Old-Style (S3) Classes and Inheritance
substituteDirect SubstituteDirect
setGroupGeneric Create a Group Generic Version of a Function
setMethod Create and Save a Method
ReferenceClasses Objects With Fields Treated by Reference (OOP-style)
makeClassRepresentation Create a Class Definition
signature-class Class "signature" For Method Definitions
testInheritedMethods Test for and Report about Selection of Inherited Methods
selectSuperClasses Super Classes (of Specific Kinds) of a Class
setAs Methods for Coercing an Object to a Class
envRefClass-class Class "envRefClass"
show Show an Object
.BasicFunsList List of Builtin and Special Functions
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Priority base
References John M. Chambers (2008) ``Software for Data Analysis: Programming with R''; Springer NY.
License Part of R 3.6.2
NeedsCompilation yes
suggests codetools
imports stats , utils
Contributors R team

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