utils v3.4.1

The R Utils Package

R utility functions.

Functions in utils

Name Description
BATCH Batch Execution of R
INSTALL Install Add-on Packages
RShowDoc Show R Manuals and Other Documentation
RSiteSearch Search for Key Words or Phrases in Documentation
REMOVE Remove Add-on Packages
RHOME R Home Directory
PkgUtils Utilities for Building and Checking Add-on Packages
Question Documentation Shortcuts
Rprof Enable Profiling of R's Execution
Rprofmem Enable Profiling of R's Memory Use
Rscript Scripting Front-End for R
Rtangle R Driver for Stangle
View Invoke a Data Viewer
adist Approximate String Distances
Sweave Automatic Generation of Reports
SweaveSyntConv Convert Sweave Syntax
bibentry Bibliography Entries
browseEnv Browse Objects in Environment
aregexec Approximate String Match Positions
aspell-utils Spell Check Utilities
changedFiles Detect which files have changed
chooseBioCmirror Select a Bioconductor Mirror
SweaveUtils Sweave Driver Utilities
URLencode Encode or Decode a (partial) URL
browseURL Load URL into an HTML Browser
browseVignettes List Vignettes in an HTML Browser
count.fields Count the Number of Fields per Line
create.post Ancillary Function for Preparing Emails and Postings
download.packages Download Packages from CRAN-like Repositories
edit Invoke a Text Editor
bug.report Send a Bug Report
capture.output Send Output to a Character String or File
compareVersion Compare Two Package Version Numbers
RweaveLatex R/LaTeX Driver for Sweave
SHLIB Build Shared Object/DLL for Dynamic Loading
alarm Alert the User
contrib.url Find Appropriate Paths in CRAN-like Repositories
flush.console Flush Output to A Console
format Format Unordered and Ordered Lists
glob2rx Change Wildcard or Globbing Pattern into Regular Expression
globalVariables Declarations Used in Checking a Package
isS3stdGeneric Check if a function acts as an S3 generic
localeToCharset Select a Suitable Encoding Name from a Locale Name
help Documentation
help.request Send a Post to R-help
installed.packages Find Installed Packages
isS3method Is 'method' the Name of an S3 Method?
aspell Spell Check Interface
available.packages List Available Packages at CRAN-like Repositories
citation Citing R and R Packages in Publications
cite Cite a bibliography entry.
apropos Find Objects by (Partial) Name
close.socket Close a Socket
combn Generate All Combinations of n Elements, Taken m at a Time
menu Menu Interaction Function
methods List Methods for S3 Generic Functions or Classes
process.events Trigger event handling
prompt Produce Prototype of an R Documentation File
roman Roman Numerals
demo Demonstrations of R Functionality
download.file Download File from the Internet
edit.data.frame Edit Data Frames and Matrices
make.packages.html Update HTML Package List
make.socket Create a Socket Connection
promptData Generate Outline Documentation for a Data Set
promptPackage Generate a Shell for Documentation of a Package
read.fortran Read Fixed-Format Data in a Fortran-like Style
read.fwf Read Fixed Width Format Files
summaryRprof Summarise Output of R Sampling Profiler
tar Create a Tar Archive
rtags An Etags-like Tagging Utility for R
sessionInfo Collect Information About the Current R Session
setRepositories Select Package Repositories
LINK Create Executable Programs
memory.size Report on Memory Allocation
arrangeWindows Rearrange windows in the R GUI.
debugcall Debug a Call
debugger Post-Mortem Debugging
findLineNum Find the Location of a Line of Source Code, or Set a Breakpoint There.
fix Fix an Object
hasName Check for name
head Return the First or Last Part of an Object
help.search Search the Help System
help.start Hypertext Documentation
Rwin configuration R for Windows Configuration
chooseCRANmirror Select a CRAN Mirror
citEntry Bibliography Entries (Older Interface)
data Data Sets
dataentry Spreadsheet Interface for Entering Data
shortPathName Express File Paths in Short Form
winDialog Dialog Boxes under Windows
example Run an Examples Section from the Online Help
getAnywhere Retrieve an R Object, Including from a Namespace
getFromNamespace Utility functions for Developing Namespaces
ls.str List Objects and their Structure
maintainer Show Package Maintainer
package.skeleton Create a Skeleton for a New Source Package
packageDescription Package Description
nsl Look up the IP Address by Hostname
untar Extract or List Tar Archives
url.show Display a text URL
utils-defunct Defunct Functions in Package utils
winMenus User Menus under Windows
winProgressBar Progress Bars under Windows
news Build and Query R or Package News Information
object.size Report the Space Allocated for an Object
rcompgen A Completion Generator for R
file.edit Edit One or More Files
file_test Shell-style Tests on Files
getParseData Get detailed parse information from object.
getS3method Get an S3 Method
packageName Find package associated with an environment.
packageStatus Package Management Tools
remove.packages Remove Installed Packages
read.DIF Data Input from Spreadsheet
recover Browsing after an Error
relist Allow Re-Listing an unlist()ed Object
str Compactly Display the Structure of an Arbitrary R Object
strcapture Capture string tokens into a data.frame
toLatex Converting R Objects to BibTeX or LaTeX
txtProgressBar Text Progress Bar
choose.dir Choose a Folder Interactively
choose.files Choose a List of Files Interactively
getWindowsHandles Get handles of windows.
zip Create Zip archives
hsearch-utils Help Search Utilities
install.packages Install Packages from Repositories or Local Files
mirrorAdmin Managing Repository Mirrors
modifyList Recursively Modify Elements of a List
page Invoke a Pager on an R Object
person Persons
read.socket Read from or Write to a Socket
read.table Data Input
sourceutils Source Reference Utilities
stack Stack or Unstack Vectors from a Data Frame or List
type.convert Type Conversion on Character Variables
COMPILE Compile Files for Use with R
vignette View, List or Get R Source of Package Vignettes
DLL.version DLL Version Information
clipboard Read/Write to/from the Windows Clipboard
getWindowsHandle Get a Windows Handle
removeSource Remove Stored Source from a Function.
savehistory Load or Save or Display the Commands History
select.list Select Items from a List
unzip Extract or List Zip Archives
winextras Get Windows Version
write.table Data Output
update.packages Compare Installed Packages with CRAN-like Repositories
utils-deprecated Deprecated Functions in Package utils
utils-package The R Utils Package
readRegistry Read a Windows Registy Hive
setWindowTitle Set or get the Window Title, or Set the Statusbar
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License Part of R 3.4.1
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