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browseEnv {utils}

Browse Objects in Environment
Package: 
utils
Version: 
R 3.0.2

Description

The browseEnv function opens a browser with list of objects currently in sys.frame() environment.

Usage

browseEnv(envir = .GlobalEnv, pattern,
          excludepatt = "^last\\.warning",
          html = .Platform$GUI != "AQUA",
          expanded = TRUE, properties = NULL,
          main = NULL, debugMe = FALSE)

Arguments

envir
an environment the objects of which are to be browsed.
pattern
a regular expression for object subselection is passed to the internal ls() call.
excludepatt
a regular expression for dropping objects with matching names.
html
is used to display the workspace on a HTML page in your favorite browser. The default except when running from R.app on OS X.
expanded
whether to show one level of recursion. It can be useful to switch it to FALSE if your workspace is large. This option is ignored if html is set to FALSE.
properties
a named list of global properties (of the objects chosen) to be showed in the browser; when NULL (as per default), user, date, and machine information is used.
main
a title string to be used in the browser; when NULL (as per default) a title is constructed.
debugMe
logical switch; if true, some diagnostic output is produced.

Details

Very experimental code: displays a static HTML page on all platforms except R.app on OS X.

Only allows one level of recursion into object structures.

It can be generalized. See sources for details. Most probably, this should rather work through using the ‘tkWidget’ package (from www.Bioconductor.org).

See Also

str, ls.

Examples

if(interactive()) {
   ## create some interesting objects :
   ofa <- ordered(4:1)
   ex1 <- expression(1+ 0:9)
   ex3 <- expression(u, v, 1+ 0:9)
   example(factor, echo = FALSE)
   example(table, echo = FALSE)
   example(ftable, echo = FALSE)
   example(lm, echo = FALSE, ask = FALSE)
   example(str, echo = FALSE)
 
   ## and browse them:
   browseEnv()
 
   ## a (simple) function's environment:
   af12 <- approxfun(1:2, 1:2, method = "const")
   browseEnv(envir = environment(af12))
 }

Documentation reproduced from R 3.0.2. License: GPL-2.