R/export.R

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### Export
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#' @export
setGeneric("export",
           function(object, con, format, ...) standardGeneric("export"))

setMethod("export", c(con = "connection", format = "character"),
          function(object, con, format, ...)
          {
              export(object, FileForFormat(con, format), ...)
          })

setMethod("export", c(con = "connection", format = "missing"),
          function(object, con, format, ...)
          {
              format <- file_ext(summary(con)$description)
              export(object, con, format, ...)
          })

setMethod("export", c(con = "missing", format = "character"),
          function(object, con, format, ...)
          {
              con <- file()
              on.exit(close(con))
              export(object, con, format, ...)
              text <- readLines(con, warn = FALSE)
              text
          })
setMethod("export", c(con = "character", format = "missing"),
          function(object, con, format, ...)
          {
              export(object, FileForFormat(con), ...)
          })
setMethod("export", c(con = "character", format = "character"),
          function(object, con, format, ...)
          {
              export(object, FileForFormat(con, format), ...)
          })
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