[R] interactively getting alist of functions for a given package?

Jeff Newmiller jdnewm|| @end|ng |rom dcn@d@v|@@c@@u@
Wed Jun 23 20:51:24 CEST 2021

RStudio seems to have done this. If you have it, try typing


and the popup will suggest (among other options) geom_line.

On June 23, 2021 10:10:07 AM PDT, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan using gmail.com> wrote:
>On 23/06/2021 8:37 a.m., Greg Minshall wrote:
>> hi.
>> at the R prompt, i often hit, e.g., "data.table::<TAB>", to try to
>> a routine in a give package.
>> however, some packages have a *lot* of functions (i'm looking at
>> ggplot2...), so if i know the routine name starts with, e.g., "set",
>> can filter the returned list of routines by typing
>> "data.table::set<TAB>" to get a list of completions.
>> but, what if i know the name *contains*, but doesn't start with,
>> is there an obvious way to find this?  something like the unix-y
>> : ls /bin | grep -i "set"
>Bert gave you an answer that depends on ls().  Whether there's
>like "set<TAB>" that can return "asset" probably depends on your front 
>end, and may be customizable using the facilities described in
>Duncan Murdoch
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