utils v3.1.0

The R Utils Package

R utility functions

Functions in utils

Name Description
browseEnv Browse Objects in Environment
BATCH Batch Execution of R
available.packages List Available Packages at CRAN-like Repositories
adist Approximate String Distances
alarm Alert the User
bibentry Bibliography Entries
aspell-utils Spell Check Utilities
aregexec Approximate String Match Positions
apropos Find Objects by (Partial) Name
aspell Spell Check Interface
cite Cite a bibliography entry.
capture.output Send Output to a Character String or File
browseVignettes List Vignettes in an HTML Browser
changedFiles Detect which files have changed
close.socket Close a Socket
chooseCRANmirror Select a CRAN Mirror
citEntry Bibliography Entries (Older Interface)
chooseBioCmirror Select a Bioconductor Mirror
bug.report Send a Bug Report
citation Citing R and R Packages in Publications
compareVersion Compare Two Package Version Numbers
data Data Sets
edit.data.frame Edit Data Frames and Matrices
contrib.url Find Appropriate Paths in CRAN-like Repositories
demo Demonstrations of R Functionality
create.post Ancillary Function for Preparing Emails and Postings
download.packages Download Packages from CRAN-like Repositories
count.fields Count the Number of Fields per Line
debugger Post-Mortem Debugging
dataentry Spreadsheet Interface for Entering Data
getAnywhere Retrieve an R Object, Including from a Namespace
getFromNamespace Utility functions for Developing Namespaces
flush.console Flush Output to A Console
findLineNum Find the Location of a Line of Source Code, or Set a Breakpoint There.
format Format Unordered and Ordered Lists
fix Fix an Object
example Run an Examples Section from the Online Help
edit Invoke a Text Editor
file.edit Edit One or More Files
file_test Shell-style Tests on Files
globalVariables Declarations Used in Checking a Package
glob2rx Change Wildcard or Globbing Pattern into Regular Expression
head Return the First or Last Part of an Object
help.search Search the Help System
INSTALL Install Add-on Packages
getS3method Get An S3 Method
help.start Hypertext Documentation
help Documentation
install.packages Install Packages from Repositories or Local Files
help.request Send a Post to R-help
modifyList Recursively Modify Elements of a List
mirrorAdmin Managing Repository Mirrors
menu Menu Interaction Function
packageName Find package associated with an environment.
methods List Methods for S3 Generic Functions or Classes
packageStatus Package Management Tools
localeToCharset Select a Suitable Encoding Name from a Locale Name
installed.packages Find Installed Packages
news Build and Query R or Package News Information
object.size Report the Space Allocated for an Object
PkgUtils Utilities for Building and Checking Add-on Packages
read.socket Read from or Write to a Socket
process.events Trigger event handling
RHOME R Home Directory
removeSource Remove Stored Source from a Function.
read.table Data Input
read.fortran Read Fixed-Format Data
REMOVE Remove Add-on Packages
read.fwf Read Fixed Width Format Files
remove.packages Remove Installed Packages
sessionInfo Collect Information About the Current R Session
select.list Select Items from a List
summaryRprof Summarise Output of R Sampling Profiler
SweaveSyntConv Convert Sweave Syntax
URLencode Encode or Decode a (partial) URL
url.show Display a text URL
ls.str List Objects and their Structure
page Invoke a Pager on an R Object
maintainer Show Package Maintainer
person Persons
rcompgen A Completion Generator for R
read.DIF Data Input from Spreadsheet
roman Roman Numerals
RweaveLatex R/LaTeX Driver for Sweave
make.packages.html Update HTML Package List
Rprof Enable Profiling of R's Execution
make.socket Create a Socket Connection
package.skeleton Create a Skeleton for a New Source Package
recover Browsing after an Error
packageDescription Package Description
relist Allow Re-Listing an unlist()ed Object
setRepositories Select Package Repositories
sourceutils Source Reference Utilities
untar Extract or List Tar Archives
type.convert Type Conversion on Character Variables
stack Stack or Unstack Vectors from a Data Frame or List
savehistory Load or Save or Display the Commands History
str Compactly Display the Structure of an Arbitrary R Object
update.packages Compare Installed Packages with CRAN-like Repositories
unzip Extract or List Zip Archives
promptData Generate Outline Documentation for a Data Set
prompt Produce Prototype of an R Documentation File
toLatex Converting R Objects to BibTeX or LaTeX
RSiteSearch Search for Key Words or Phrases in Documentation
RShowDoc Show R Manuals and Other Documentation
View Invoke a Data Viewer
utils-package The R Utils Package
txtProgressBar Text Progress Bar
Question Documentation Shortcuts
promptPackage Generate a Shell for Documentation of a Package
Rscript Scripting Front-End for R
Rprofmem Enable Profiling of R's Memory Use
vignette View or List Package Vignettes
rtags An Etags-like Tagging Utility for R
zip Create Zip archives
Rtangle R Driver for Stangle
utils-defunct Defunct Functions in Package utils
SweaveUtils Sweave Driver Utilities
tar Create a Tar Archive
utils-deprecated Deprecated Functions in Package utils
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