R/ls.objects.R

Defines functions ls.objects

Documented in ls.objects

#' Improved listing of objects (from Dirk Eddelbuettel)
#'
#' This is an alternative to the base \code{ls} function, with additional functionality. Documentation to be written.
#' @export
#' @usage \code{ls.objects(pos = 1, pattern, order.by,
#'  decreasing=FALSE, head=FALSE, n=5)}
ls.objects <- function(pos = 1, pattern, order.by,
                        decreasing=FALSE, head=FALSE, n=5) {
  napply <- function(names, fn) sapply(names, function(x)
    fn(get(x, pos = pos)))
  names <- base::ls(pos = pos, pattern = pattern)
  obj.class <- napply(names, function(x) as.character(class(x))[1])
  obj.mode <- napply(names, mode)
  obj.type <- ifelse(is.na(obj.class), obj.mode, obj.class)
  obj.size <- napply(names, object.size)
  obj.dim <- t(napply(names, function(x)
    as.numeric(dim(x))[1:2]))
  vec <- is.na(obj.dim)[, 1] & (obj.type != "function")
  obj.dim[vec, 1] <- napply(names, length)[vec]
  out <- data.frame(obj.type, obj.size, obj.dim)
  names(out) <- c("Type", "Size", "Rows", "Columns")
  if (!missing(order.by))
    out <- out[order(out[[order.by]], decreasing=decreasing), ]
  if (head)
    out <- head(out, n)
  out
}
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