vctrs: Vector Helpers

Defines new notions of prototype and size that are used to provide tools for consistent and well-founded type-coercion and size-recycling, and are in turn connected to ideas of type- and size-stability useful for analysing function interfaces.

Version: 0.3.7
Depends: R (≥ 3.3)
Imports: ellipsis (≥ 0.2.0), glue, rlang (≥ 0.4.10)
Suggests: bit64, covr, crayon, dplyr (≥ 0.8.5), generics, knitr, pillar (≥ 1.4.4), pkgdown, rmarkdown, testthat (≥ 2.3.0), tibble, withr, xml2, waldo (≥ 0.2.0), zeallot
Published: 2021-03-29
Author: Hadley Wickham [aut], Lionel Henry [aut, cre], Davis Vaughan [aut], data.table team [cph] (Radix sort based on data.table's forder() and their contribution to R's order()), RStudio [cph]
Maintainer: Lionel Henry <lionel at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: yes
Language: en-GB
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: vctrs results


Reference manual: vctrs.pdf
Vignettes: Printing vectors nicely in tibbles
S3 vectors
Type and size stability
Prototypes and sizes
Package source: vctrs_0.3.7.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release: vctrs_0.3.7.tgz, r-oldrel: vctrs_0.3.7.tgz
Old sources: vctrs archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: almanac, arrow, AzureCosmosR, AzureTableStor, bigsnpr, bioseq, blob, cleaner, clock, codebook, dbplyr, decor, dials, distributional, dm, downlit, dplyr, drake, dtplyr, eflm, era, evaluator, exuber, fabletools, feasts, ftExtra, furrr, ggdist, ggh4x, ggip, googlesheets4, gratia, groupr, hardhat, haven, HCAExplorer, hms, i2extras, incidence2, ipaddress, isoreader, jpmesh, jsontools, labelled, lvmisc, Microsoft365R, mobr, modelr, multidplyr, nestr, node2vec, pammtools, parsnip, pillar, plotly, pmdplyr, probably, projects, prt, redist, reliabilitydiag, retroharmonize, ricu, riingo, rsample, RSDA, salesforcer, santoku, sfcr, simTool, skimr, slider, sparklyr, SpatialKDE, spatialsample, supernova, tabnet, tarchetypes, targets, term, textrecipes, tfdatasets, tibble, tibbletime, tibblify, tidypaleo, tidyposterior, tidyr, tidyRSS, tidyselect, tidysq, tidytable, tidytext, trending, triangulr, tsibble, tsibbletalk, tune,, vitae, vroom, waterquality, wkutils, workflows, workflowsets, yardstick
Reverse linking to: slider
Reverse suggests: AzureGraph,, bench, cpp11, cutpointr, errors, fastai, fauxnaif, fs, geos, glue, lubridate, multifear, quantities, rlang, rmarkdown, s2, sf, SplitGLM, testthat, tidybulk, tidyjson, tinylabels, units, winch, wk


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