SciViews GUI API - Tools (wrapper for packages tools and codetools)

Set of tools aimed at wrapping some of the functionalities of the packages tools, utils and codetools into a nicer format so that an IDE can use them


= svTools News

== Change in svTools 0.9-4

  • Internal change: tools:::file_path_as_absolute() changed to tools::file_path_as_absolute().

  • Reworked other uses of :::.

== Changes in svTools 0.9-3

  • Fixed a bug in lint() that prevented to retrieve warnings from codetools 0.2-8 checkUsage() function.

== Changes in svTools 0.9-2

  • Fixed partial matching of arguments env(ir) in .argsFunAfter() and .isFunction() and nc(ol), nr(ow) in completeCode()

  • .descriptionFields is now created in code to avoid false warning of missing object in R 2.15.0.

  • .rbib() now loads the bibRNews.rda data before proceeding.

== Changes in svTools 0.9-1

  • Several bugs eliminated in tryParse() and lintUsage().

  • lintUsage() renamed lint() for simplicity.

  • lint() added to support code linter for Komodo with new 'flat' or 'rjson' output format. The function takes R code as a character string, or the name of a file and it outputs a data.frame, text, or rjson object that contains the error messages.

== Changes in svTools 0.9-0

  • This is a major rewriting of the package. Dependency to operators was eliminated, and most functions and arguments have changed!

== Changes in svTools 0.0-12

  • sidekick is now generic.

== Changes in svTools 0.0-11

  • Further clean up of the NAMESPACE and DESCRIPTION files.

== Changes in svTools 0.0-10

  • Cleaning for CRAN submission.

== Changes in svTools 0.0-8

  • Handling the token better in CompletePlusWrap().

== Version 0.0-5

First version on R-Forge.

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0.9-4 by Philippe Grosjean, 4 years ago,

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Authors: Philippe Grosjean [aut, cre], Romain Francois [aut]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL-2 license

Imports utils, tools, codetools, svMisc

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