utils v3.2.4

The R Utils Package

R utility functions.

Functions in utils

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