Re: [Rd] Reference Classes: shortcut like 'isS4' for Ref Classes?

From: Janko Thyson <janko.thyson.rstuff_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Tue, 07 Jun 2011 16:56:40 +0200

Thanks for the answer! Sorry, must have missed that part of the help page. Your second approach is exactly what I was looking for.

Regards,
Janko

On 06.06.2011 23:38, John Chambers wrote:
> As it says on the help page ?ReferenceClasses:
>
> All reference classes inherit from the class "envRefClass"
>
> So,
> is(x, "envRefClass")
>
> And, less well documented but less typing:
>
> is(x, "refClass")
> also works.
>
> On 6/6/11 9:48 AM, Janko Thyson wrote:
>> Dear list,
>>
>> is there a shortcut-function to check whether a class is a Reference
>> Class or not? There's something like this for S4 classes
>> ('isS4(object)'), but I couldn't find anything regarding Ref Classes.
>>
>> Currently, I'm doing it this way, which is a bit clumsy:
>>
>> A <- setRefClass("A", fields=list(X="numeric"))
>> a <- A$new()
>>
>> isRefClass <- function(object, ...){
>> return(getClass(class(object))@class == "refClassRepresentation")
>> # getRefClass(class(object))@class == "refObjectGenerator"
>> }
>>
>> isRefClass(a)
>> [1] TRUE
>>
>> Regards,
>> Janko
>>
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