data.table-class {data.table}R Documentation

S4 Definition for data.table

Description

A data.table can be used in S4 class definitions as either a parent class (inside a contains argument of setClass), or as an element of an S4 slot.

Author(s)

Steve Lianoglou

See Also

data.table

Examples

## Used in inheritance.
setClass('SuperDataTable', contains='data.table')

## Used in a slot
setClass('Something', representation(x='character', dt='data.table'))
x <- new("Something", x='check', dt=data.table(a=1:10, b=11:20))

[Package data.table version 1.12.9 Index]