This package, and the companion package
arcpyrextra, is now
deprecated. Development has transitioned to a new package
for the Python-R
arcpy supports all the functionality of
without the need for the additional wrapper functions that
made up the bulk of the
arcpyr code base, instead
arcpy object that provides a seamless interface
arcpy functions and classes. The helper functions
da_insert have also been ported over from
arcpyrextra, and S3 methods were added to
arcpy to replace
the raster math tools from
An R interface for the ArcGIS Python module
arcpy. Relies on the
virtual Python environment provided by
PythonInR to generate function
arcpy functions and environment settings.
arcpy modules and extensions are accessible through an R environment
object. See the vignette to get started.
In time, I hope ESRI will develop an R library that allows us to
interface with ArcGIS in a similar fashion to Python and
arcgisbindings doesn't cut it yet. Until that happens,
have to do.
Looking for even more functionality? Check out arcpyrextra, a helper package for doing raster math and working with attribute tables.