utils v3.3.3

The R Utils Package

R utility functions.

Functions in utils

Name Description
apropos Find Objects by (Partial) Name
alarm Alert the User
BATCH Batch Execution of R
available.packages List Available Packages at CRAN-like Repositories
aregexec Approximate String Match Positions
aspell Spell Check Interface
adist Approximate String Distances
browseEnv Browse Objects in Environment
bibentry Bibliography Entries
aspell-utils Spell Check Utilities
chooseBioCmirror Select a Bioconductor Mirror
browseVignettes List Vignettes in an HTML Browser
citEntry Bibliography Entries (Older Interface)
citation Citing R and R Packages in Publications
chooseCRANmirror Select a CRAN Mirror
bug.report Send a Bug Report
capture.output Send Output to a Character String or File
browseURL Load URL into an HTML Browser
combn Generate All Combinations of n Elements, Taken m at a Time
debugger Post-Mortem Debugging
data Data Sets
demo Demonstrations of R Functionality
contrib.url Find Appropriate Paths in CRAN-like Repositories
dataentry Spreadsheet Interface for Entering Data
count.fields Count the Number of Fields per Line
compareVersion Compare Two Package Version Numbers
close.socket Close a Socket
download.packages Download Packages from CRAN-like Repositories
flush.console Flush Output to A Console
file.edit Edit One or More Files
download.file Download File from the Internet
edit Invoke a Text Editor
fix Fix an Object
example Run an Examples Section from the Online Help
edit.data.frame Edit Data Frames and Matrices
getS3method Get an S3 Method
getAnywhere Retrieve an R Object, Including from a Namespace
help Documentation
help.request Send a Post to R-help
format Format Unordered and Ordered Lists
getFromNamespace Utility functions for Developing Namespaces
glob2rx Change Wildcard or Globbing Pattern into Regular Expression
hsearch-utils Help Search Utilities
ls.str List Objects and their Structure
isS3method Is 'method' the Name of an S3 Method?
install.packages Install Packages from Repositories or Local Files
installed.packages Find Installed Packages
help.start Hypertext Documentation
help.search Search the Help System
INSTALL Install Add-on Packages
package.skeleton Create a Skeleton for a New Source Package
make.packages.html Update HTML Package List
packageDescription Package Description
mirrorAdmin Managing Repository Mirrors
news Build and Query R or Package News Information
object.size Report the Space Allocated for an Object
modifyList Recursively Modify Elements of a List
methods List Methods for S3 Generic Functions or Classes
make.socket Create a Socket Connection
menu Menu Interaction Function
page Invoke a Pager on an R Object
promptPackage Generate a Shell for Documentation of a Package
Question Documentation Shortcuts
promptData Generate Outline Documentation for a Data Set
PkgUtils Utilities for Building and Checking Add-on Packages
prompt Produce Prototype of an R Documentation File
packageStatus Package Management Tools
person Persons
REMOVE Remove Add-on Packages
recover Browsing after an Error
remove.packages Remove Installed Packages
read.DIF Data Input from Spreadsheet
read.socket Read from or Write to a Socket
rcompgen A Completion Generator for R
relist Allow Re-Listing an unlist()ed Object
read.table Data Input
read.fortran Read Fixed-Format Data in a Fortran-like Style
read.fwf Read Fixed Width Format Files
roman Roman Numerals
RShowDoc Show R Manuals and Other Documentation
Rtangle R Driver for Stangle
Rprofmem Enable Profiling of R's Memory Use
RHOME R Home Directory
Rscript Scripting Front-End for R
rtags An Etags-like Tagging Utility for R
Rprof Enable Profiling of R's Execution
select.list Select Items from a List
savehistory Load or Save or Display the Commands History
summaryRprof Summarise Output of R Sampling Profiler
str Compactly Display the Structure of an Arbitrary R Object
sessionInfo Collect Information About the Current R Session
setRepositories Select Package Repositories
SHLIB Build Shared Object/DLL for Dynamic Loading
stack Stack or Unstack Vectors from a Data Frame or List
RweaveLatex R/LaTeX Driver for Sweave
Sweave Automatic Generation of Reports
toLatex Converting R Objects to BibTeX or LaTeX
SweaveSyntConv Convert Sweave Syntax
txtProgressBar Text Progress Bar
LINK Create Executable Programs
type.convert Type Conversion on Character Variables
SweaveUtils Sweave Driver Utilities
COMPILE Compile Files for Use with R
memory.size Report on Memory Allocation
View Invoke a Data Viewer
url.show Display a text URL
URLencode Encode or Decode a (partial) URL
utils-deprecated Deprecated Functions in Package
update.packages Compare Installed Packages with CRAN-like Repositories
utils-defunct Defunct Functions in Package
nsl Look up the IP Address by Hostname
clipboard Read/Write to/from the Windows Clipboard
getWindowsHandle Get a Windows Handle
Rwin configuration R for Windows Configuration
DLL.version DLL Version Information
choose.dir Choose a Folder Interactively
choose.files Choose a List of Files Interactively
vignette View, List or Get R Source of Package Vignettes
winProgressBar Progress Bars under Windows
winMenus User Menus under Windows
setWindowTitle Set or get the Window Title, or Set the Statusbar
winextras Get Windows Version
winDialog Dialog Boxes under Windows
readRegistry Read a Windows Registy Hive
write.table Data Output
shortPathName Express File Paths in Short Form
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