utils

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by R-core R-core@R-project.org
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Priority base
License Part of R 3.3.2
NeedsCompilation yes

The R Utils Package

R utility functions.

Functions in utils

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