ns-dblcolon {base}R Documentation

Double Colon and Triple Colon Operators

Description

Accessing exported and internal variables in a name space.

Usage

pkg::name
pkg:::name

Arguments

pkg package name symbol or literal character string.
name variable name symbol or literal character string.

Details

The expression pkg::name returns the value of the exported variable name in package pkg if the package has a name space. The expression pkg:::name returns the value of the internal variable name in package pkg if the package has a name space. The package will be loaded if it was not loaded already before the call. Assignment into name spaces is not supported.

See Also

get to access an object masked by another of the same name.

Examples

base::log
base::"+"

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