[R] Find the package of a class given classname
hpages at fhcrc.org
Sat Jan 11 07:28:51 CET 2014
On 01/10/2014 06:49 PM, Yuan Luo wrote:
> How to find the package of a class given classname?
> For example, there is a class called GAlignments, I want to do something
> attr("GAlignments", "package") that gives you the package where the class
> is defined? But of course, attr("GAlignments", "package") won't work...
You didn't say whether you wanted to be able to do this
If that's the case maybe you're lucky and the package where the class
is defined is already attached to your session. In that case:
> attr(class(new("GAlignments")), "package")
Otherwise, if the package in question is installed but not attached
you can still do:
If the package is not installed but you have a vague idea that this
could be a Bioconductor container, then search the bioconductor
If that still doesn't give you the answer, then you're welcome to ask
on the list.
PS: If you're using the current devel version of BioC (requires R devel)
the GAlignments class has moved to the new GenomicAlignments package.
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