utils v3.3

The R Utils Package

R utility functions.

Functions in utils

Name Description
RShowDoc Show R Manuals and Other Documentation
alarm Alert the User
hsearch-utils Help Search Utilities
remove.packages Remove Installed Packages
page Invoke a Pager on an R Object
chooseBioCmirror Select a Bioconductor Mirror
person Persons
BATCH Batch Execution of R
RSiteSearch Search for Key Words or Phrases in Documentation
Question Documentation Shortcuts
PkgUtils Utilities for Building and Checking Add-on Packages
Rprof Enable Profiling of R's Execution
Rprofmem Enable Profiling of R's Memory Use
RHOME R Home Directory
RweaveLatex R/LaTeX Driver for Sweave
Rscript Scripting Front-End for R
Rtangle R Driver for Stangle
Sweave Automatic Generation of Reports
REMOVE Remove Add-on Packages
SweaveUtils Sweave Driver Utilities
aregexec Approximate String Match Positions
View Invoke a Data Viewer
SweaveSyntConv Convert Sweave Syntax
apropos Find Objects by (Partial) Name
aspell-utils Spell Check Utilities
aspell Spell Check Interface
bibentry Bibliography Entries
browseEnv Browse Objects in Environment
browseURL Load URL into an HTML Browser
available.packages List Available Packages at CRAN-like Repositories
changedFiles Detect which files have changed
capture.output Send Output to a Character String or File
chooseCRANmirror Select a CRAN Mirror
INSTALL Install Add-on Packages
browseVignettes List Vignettes in an HTML Browser
cite Cite a bibliography entry.
close.socket Close a Socket
create.post Ancillary Function for Preparing Emails and Postings
compareVersion Compare Two Package Version Numbers
SHLIB Build Shared Object/DLL for Dynamic Loading
combn Generate All Combinations of n Elements, Taken m at a Time
count.fields Count the Number of Fields per Line
data Data Sets
dataentry Spreadsheet Interface for Entering Data
citation Citing R and R Packages in Publications
debugger Post-Mortem Debugging
contrib.url Find Appropriate Paths in CRAN-like Repositories
demo Demonstrations of R Functionality
edit Invoke a Text Editor
download.file Download File from the Internet
file.edit Edit One or More Files
example Run an Examples Section from the Online Help
file_test Shell-style Tests on Files
findLineNum Find the Location of a Line of Source Code, or Set a Breakpoint There.
fix Fix an Object
flush.console Flush Output to A Console
format Format Unordered and Ordered Lists
edit.data.frame Edit Data Frames and Matrices
getAnywhere Retrieve an R Object, Including from a Namespace
getFromNamespace Utility functions for Developing Namespaces
getParseData Get detailed parse information from object.
getS3method Get an S3 Method
head Return the First or Last Part of an Object
help Documentation
help.start Hypertext Documentation
install.packages Install Packages from Repositories or Local Files
help.search Search the Help System
installed.packages Find Installed Packages
maintainer Show Package Maintainer
isS3method Is 'method' the Name of an S3 Method?
ls.str List Objects and their Structure
localeToCharset Select a Suitable Encoding Name from a Locale Name
globalVariables Declarations Used in Checking a Package
make.packages.html Update HTML Package List
glob2rx Change Wildcard or Globbing Pattern into Regular Expression
help.request Send a Post to R-help
make.socket Create a Socket Connection
menu Menu Interaction Function
mirrorAdmin Managing Repository Mirrors
modifyList Recursively Modify Elements of a List
methods List Methods for S3 Generic Functions or Classes
object.size Report the Space Allocated for an Object
news Build and Query R or Package News Information
process.events Trigger event handling
packageDescription Package Description
package.skeleton Create a Skeleton for a New Source Package
packageStatus Package Management Tools
prompt Produce Prototype of an R Documentation File
promptPackage Generate a Shell for Documentation of a Package
promptData Generate Outline Documentation for a Data Set
read.fortran Read Fixed-Format Data in a Fortran-like Style
read.fwf Read Fixed Width Format Files
rcompgen A Completion Generator for R
read.socket Read from or Write to a Socket
read.table Data Input
recover Browsing after an Error
removeSource Remove Stored Source from a Function.
relist Allow Re-Listing an unlist()ed Object
read.DIF Data Input from Spreadsheet
rtags An Etags-like Tagging Utility for R
savehistory Load or Save or Display the Commands History
setRepositories Select Package Repositories
select.list Select Items from a List
sourceutils Source Reference Utilities
str Compactly Display the Structure of an Arbitrary R Object
type.convert Type Conversion on Character Variables
summaryRprof Summarise Output of R Sampling Profiler
sessionInfo Collect Information About the Current R Session
stack Stack or Unstack Vectors from a Data Frame or List
tar Create a Tar Archive
utils-package The R Utils Package
utils-deprecated Deprecated Functions in Package utils
txtProgressBar Text Progress Bar
url.show Display a text URL
utils-defunct Defunct Functions in Package utils
update.packages Compare Installed Packages with CRAN-like Repositories
vignette View, List or Get R Source of Package Vignettes
write.table Data Output
untar Extract or List Tar Archives
adist Approximate String Distances
download.packages Download Packages from CRAN-like Repositories
bug.report Send a Bug Report
URLencode Encode or Decode a (partial) URL
citEntry Bibliography Entries (Older Interface)
packageName Find package associated with an environment.
unzip Extract or List Zip Archives
roman Roman Numerals
toLatex Converting R Objects to BibTeX or LaTeX
zip Create Zip archives
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