[R] Object size in bytes

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Tue Sep 5 14:37:13 CEST 2000

On Sat, 2 Sep 2000 10:38:09 +0200 (MET DST),Kjetil Kjernsmo
<kjetil.kjernsmo at astro.uio.no> wrote in message
<Pine.OSF.4.05.10009021034320.15448-100000 at alnair.uio.no>:

>Dear all,
>If I may request a feature, I would find it very useful to be able to
>obtain a the sizes of the objects along with object names with e.g. ls().

In S-PLUS, objects.summary() does this. (Size means number of
components, not size in bytes, so it's not very informative for some
structured objects, but it definitely does let you find the big
vectors of numbers.)  Kjetil's right, it's useful.

Duncan Murdoch
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