Re: [R] discovery (was: data.frame to character)

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat 11 Jun 2005 - 03:30:38 EST

On 6/10/05, Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/10/05, Robert Citek <rwcitek@alum.calberkeley.org> wrote:
> >
> > How can one discover or list all available built-in objects?
> >
> > On Jun 10, 2005, at 7:23 AM, Muhammad Subianto wrote:
> > >> L3 <- LETTERS[1:3]
> > >> L10 <- LETTERS[1:10]
> >
> > LETTERS is apparently a built-in character vector. ls() and objects
> > () only lists the ones I've created. Is there a function that lists
> > all available built-in objects?
> >
> > For example, "pi" is another built-in, but "e" is not. A means to
> > list them would be nice.
> >
>
> As has been pointed out, getting all objects involves a very long
> list. Since most of them will be of mode "function" we might want to ask
> for just objects that are of mode "character" or just objects that are
> mode "numeric":
>
> apropos("", "character")
> apropos("", "numeric")
>

Sorry, that should be:

apropos("", mode = "character")
apropos("", mode = "numeric")



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