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: 0.3.8
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: 2021-04-29
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_0.3.8.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-devel-UCRT:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): vctrs_0.3.8.tgz, r-release (x86_64): vctrs_0.3.8.tgz, r-oldrel: vctrs_0.3.8.tgz
Old sources: vctrs archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: taxa
Reverse imports: almanac, AlpsNMR, AmigaFFH, arrow, assemblerr, AzureCosmosR, AzureStor, AzureTableStor, bignum, bigsnpr, bioseq, blob, brolgar, cleaner, clock, codebook, dbglm, DBItest, dbplyr, decor, dials, distributional, dm, downlit, dplyr, drake, dtplyr, emayili, epocakir, era, exuber, fabletools, feasts, ffp, findInFiles, finetune, ftExtra, furrr, ggcleveland, ggdist, ggfacto, ggh4x, ggip, ggseg, googledrive, googlesheets4, grates, gratia, groupr, hardhat, haven, hms, i2extras, igcop, incidence2, ipaddress, isoreader, jpmesh, jsontools, labelled, lvmisc, meteospain, Microsoft365R, mobr, modelr, multidplyr, nestr, node2vec, pammtools, parsnip, pillar, plotly, posterior, probably, projects, prt, rbedrock, recipes, redist, reliabilitydiag, retroharmonize, ricu, riingo, rsample, RSDA, salesforcer, santoku, sfcr, simTool, skimr, slider, sparklyr, SpatialKDE, spatialsample, srvyr, supernova, tabnet, tabxplor, tarchetypes, targets, taylor, term, textrecipes, tfdatasets, tibble, tibbletime, tibblify, tidybayes, 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, CPGLIB, cpp11, cutpointr, errors, fastai, fauxnaif, fs, geos, glue, lifecycle, lubridate, multifear, quantities, rlang, rmarkdown, s2, sf, SplitGLM, testthat, tidybulk, tidyjson, tinylabels, units, winch, wk


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