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: 0.6.3
Depends: R (≥ 3.5.0)
Imports: cli (≥ 3.4.0), glue, lifecycle (≥ 1.0.3), rlang (≥ 1.1.0)
Suggests: bit64, covr, crayon, dplyr (≥ 0.8.5), generics, knitr, pillar (≥ 1.4.4), pkgdown (≥ 2.0.1), rmarkdown, testthat (≥ 3.0.0), tibble (≥ 3.1.3), waldo (≥ 0.2.0), withr, xml2, zeallot
Published: 2023-06-14
Author: Hadley Wickham [aut], Lionel Henry [aut], Davis Vaughan [aut, cre], data.table team [cph] (Radix sort based on data.table's forder() and their contribution to R's order()), Posit Software, PBC [cph, fnd]
Maintainer: Davis Vaughan <davis 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_0.6.3.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): vctrs_0.6.3.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): vctrs_0.6.3.tgz, r-release (x86_64): vctrs_0.6.3.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): vctrs_0.6.3.tgz
Old sources: vctrs archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: taxa
Reverse imports: actxps, adobeanalyticsr, agua, agvgd, allometric, almanac, AlpsNMR, AmigaFFH, arrow, AzureCosmosR, AzureStor, AzureTableStor, baizer, bignum, bigsnpr, bioseq, blob, butcher, cereal, cjar, cleaner, clock, codebook, connectapi, cookiemonster, cookies, crossmap, cubble, datetimeoffset, dbglm, DBItest, dbplyr, debkeepr, decor, dials, dibble, distributional, dm, downlit, dplyr, drake, dtplyr, duckplyr, easycensus, edibble, embed, era, extraChIPs, fabletools, feasts, ffp, findInFiles, finetune, ftExtra, furrr, ggautomap, ggborderline, ggcleveland, ggdensity, ggdist, ggESDA, ggforce, ggh4x, ggip, ggiraph, gglm, ggplot2, ggragged, ggrain, ggraph, ggseg, ggshadow, ggside, glmGamPoi, googledrive, googlesheets4, grantham, gratia, groupr, gtsummary, hardhat, haven, hms, i2extras, igcop, infer, ipaddress, ivs, japanstat, jpcity, jpgrid, jpmesh, jpstat, LabApplStat, labelled, lvmisc, matrixset, meteospain, Microsoft365R, mkin, mobr, modelenv, modelr, move2, mstrio, multidplyr, naniar, navigatr, nestedmodels, nestr, NetFACS, node2vec, opencpu, palettes, pammtools, parsnip, partialised, parttime, pillar, plotly, posterior, powerjoin, probably, profile, profvis, projects, prt, purrr, qgisprocess, r3js, Racmacs, rang, rbedrock, readODS, recipes, redist, reliabilitydiag, restatis, retroharmonize, rextendr, ricu, riingo, riskmetric, ROCFTP.MMS, rsample, RSDA, rsgeo, salesforcer, santoku, sfcr, Signac, simTool, skimr, slider, sparklyr, SpatialKDE, spatialsample, srvyr, stacks, stickyr, stringr, styler, supernova, tabnet, tarchetypes, targets, taylor, term, textrecipes, tfdatasets, tfevents, tfhub, themis, tibble, tibbletime, tibblify, tidybayes, tidyclust, tidypaleo, tidyplus, tidyposterior, tidyr, tidyREDCap, tidyRSS, tidyselect, tidySingleCellExperiment, tidysq, tidySummarizedExperiment, tidytable, tidytext, tidywikidatar, timbr, toposort, transformr, trending, triangulr, tsibble, tsibbledata, tsibbletalk, tune, tweenr,, vetiver, vitae, vroom, waywiser, wkutils, workflows, workflowsets, yamlet, yardstick
Reverse linking to: slider, tibblify
Reverse suggests: AzureGraph,, bench, constructive, CPGLIB, cpp11, cutpointr, declared, duckdb, editbl, epocakir, errors, fastai, fauxnaif, fs, geos, glue, grates, ir, jsonlite, lifecycle, lubridate, multifear, nanoarrow, quantities, rimu, rlang, rmarkdown, s2, sf, sfdep, SplitGLM, testthat, tidybulk, tidyjson, tinylabels, units, winch, wk


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