[R] categorized complete list of R commands?

Hadley Wickham h.wickham at gmail.com
Fri Apr 5 06:56:35 CEST 2013

Here's a categorisation of all the functions in base and utils that I
made recently (not sure if the csv will survive posting the list).
Feedback welcomed - this was just a quick first pass, and it's not

On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 12:34 AM, ivo welch <ivo.welch at anderson.ucla.edu> wrote:
> every time I read the R release notes for the next release, I see many
> functions that I had forgotten about and many functions that I never knew
> existed to begin with.  (who knew there were bibtex facilities in R?
>  obviously, everyone except me.)
> I wonder whether there is a complete list of all R commands (incl the
> standard packages) somewhere, preferably each with its one-liner AND
> categorization(s).  the one-liner can be generated from the documentation.
>  I am thinking one categorization for function area (e.g., "programming
> related" for, say, deparse; and "statistical model related" for lm; and
> another categorization for importance (e.g., like "common" for lm and
> "obscure" for ..).  Such categorizations require intelligence.
> if I am going to do this for myself, I think a csv spreadsheet may be a
> good idea to make it easy to resort by keys.
> regards,
> /iaw
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