[Rd] S3 method for S4 object

Martin Morgan mtmorgan at fhcrc.org
Thu Feb 3 19:15:30 CET 2011

On 02/03/2011 09:29 AM, Paul Gilbert wrote:
> I am trying to extend an S3 method to work with an S4 object as well
> as the S3 objects it works with, but UseMethod does not seem to
> recognize the S4 class and dispatches to the default method.  Is this
> to be expected or should I be looking for an error in my code?
> If it is not an error in my code, is there an easy way to do this, or
> do I have to convert the generic to S4 and then make  those methods
> deal with the S3 objects?

Hi Paul

See ?Methods and the "Methods for S3 Generic Functions" section.


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