utils v3.5.1

The R Utils Package

R utility functions.

Functions in utils

Name Description
Rprof Enable Profiling of R's Execution
REMOVE Remove Add-on Packages
RHOME R Home Directory
getFromNamespace Utility Functions for Developing Namespaces
aspell-utils Spell Check Utilities
aspell Spell Check Interface
browseVignettes List Vignettes in an HTML Browser
getParseData Get Detailed Parse Information from Object
View Invoke a Data Viewer
alarm Alert the User
bug.report Send a Bug Report
adist Approximate String Distances
help.request Send a Post to R-help
capture.output Send Output to a Character String or File
help.search Search the Help System
apropos Find Objects by (Partial) Name
changedFiles Detect which Files Have Changed
debugger Post-Mortem Debugging
combn Generate All Combinations of n Elements, Taken m at a Time
compareVersion Compare Two Package Version Numbers
make.socket Create a Socket Connection
demo Demonstrations of R Functionality
menu Menu Interaction Function
Question Documentation Shortcuts
PkgUtils Utilities for Building and Checking Add-on Packages
RShowDoc Show R Manuals and Other Documentation
example Run an Examples Section from the Online Help
RSiteSearch Search for Key Words or Phrases in Documentation
promptData Generate Outline Documentation for a Data Set
edit.data.frame Edit Data Frames and Matrices
edit Invoke a Text Editor
Sweave Automatic Generation of Reports
format Format Unordered and Ordered Lists
read.fwf Read Fixed Width Format Files
SweaveSyntConv Convert Sweave Syntax
Rscript Scripting Front-End for R
prompt Produce Prototype of an R Documentation File
Rtangle R Driver for Stangle
read.socket Read from or Write to a Socket
dataentry Spreadsheet Interface for Entering Data
browseEnv Browse Objects in Environment
getAnywhere Retrieve an R Object, Including from a Namespace
file.edit Edit One or More Files
install.packages Install Packages from Repositories or Local Files
browseURL Load URL into an HTML Browser
installed.packages Find Installed Packages
process.events Trigger Event Handling
debugcall Debug a Call
head Return the First or Last Part of an Object
stack Stack or Unstack Vectors from a Data Frame or List
txtProgressBar Text Progress Bar
removeSource Remove Stored Source from a Function
person Persons
type.convert Convert Data to Appropriate Type
str Compactly Display the Structure of an Arbitrary R Object
help Documentation
fix Fix an Object
help.start Hypertext Documentation
flush.console Flush Output to a Console
BATCH Batch Execution of R
globalVariables Declarations Used in Checking a Package
hasName Check for Name
hsearch-utils Help Search Utilities
methods List Methods for S3 Generic Functions or Classes
make.packages.html Update HTML Package List
mirrorAdmin Managing Repository Mirrors
select.list Select Items from a List
maintainer Show Package Maintainer
packageStatus Package Management Tools
page Invoke a Pager on an R Object
roman Roman Numerals
INSTALL Install Add-on Packages
sessionInfo Collect Information About the Current R Session
relist Allow Re-Listing an unlist()ed Object
packageDescription Package Description
RweaveLatex R/LaTeX Driver for Sweave
remove.packages Remove Installed Packages
citEntry Bibliography Entries (Older Interface)
setRepositories Select Package Repositories
packageName Find Package Associated with an Environment
sourceutils Source Reference Utilities
url.show Display a Text URL
update.packages Compare Installed Packages with CRAN-like Repositories
utils-package The R Utils Package
untar Extract or List Tar Archives
unzip Extract or List Zip Archives
vignette View, List or Get R Source of Package Vignettes
citation Citing R and R Packages in Publications
recover Browsing after an Error
read.table Data Input
create.post Ancillary Function for Preparing Emails and Postings
data Data Sets
findLineNum Find the Location of a Line of Source Code, or Set a Breakpoint There
file_test Shell-style Tests on Files
strcapture Capture String Tokens into a data.frame
isS3method Is 'method' the Name of an S3 Method?
SHLIB Build Shared Object/DLL for Dynamic Loading
aregexec Approximate String Match Positions
summaryRprof Summarise Output of R Sampling Profiler
isS3stdGeneric Check if a Function Acts as an S3 Generic
modifyList Recursively Modify Elements of a List
news Build and Query R or Package News Information
askYesNo Ask a Yes/No Question
promptPackage Generate a Shell for Documentation of a Package
chooseBioCmirror Select a Bioconductor Mirror
rcompgen A Completion Generator for R
chooseCRANmirror Select a CRAN Mirror
contrib.url Find Appropriate Paths in CRAN-like Repositories
count.fields Count the Number of Fields per Line
utils-defunct Defunct Functions in Package utils
getS3method Get an S3 Method
utils-deprecated Deprecated Functions in Package utils
zip Create Zip Archives
glob2rx Change Wildcard or Globbing Pattern into Regular Expression
localeToCharset Select a Suitable Encoding Name from a Locale Name
ls.str List Objects and their Structure
package.skeleton Create a Skeleton for a New Source Package
read.DIF Data Input from Spreadsheet
object.size Report the Space Allocated for an Object
read.fortran Read Fixed-Format Data in a Fortran-like Style
rtags An Etags-like Tagging Utility for R
savehistory Load or Save or Display the Commands History
tar Create a Tar Archive
toLatex Converting R Objects to BibTeX or LaTeX
warnErrList Collect and Summarize Errors From List
write.table Data Output
available.packages List Available Packages at CRAN-like Repositories
bibentry Bibliography Entries
download.packages Download Packages from CRAN-like Repositories
download.file Download File from the Internet
SweaveUtils Sweave Driver Utilities
close.socket Close a Socket
URLencode Encode or Decode a (partial) URL
cite Cite a Bibliography Entry
Rprofmem Enable Profiling of R's Memory Use
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License Part of R 3.5.1
NeedsCompilation yes

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