[Rd] number of parameters of a function.
Prof Brian D Ripley
Tue, 25 Jul 2000 12:22:48 +0100 (BST)
On Tue, 25 Jul 2000, Duncan Temple Lang wrote:
> Is there a way to programmatically determine how many arguments a function
> accepts? In S, one can compute this as
> length(theFunction) - 1
> and determine the parameter names as
> due to the representation of functions.
Something similar works in S-PLUS 5.x:
as I guess Duncan knows.
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