Broom tidies a number of lists that are effectively S3 objects without a class attribute. For example, stats::optim(), base::svd() and akima::interp() produce consistent output, but because they do not have a class attribute, they cannot be handled by S3 dispatch.

# S3 method for list
tidy(x, ...)

# S3 method for list
glance(x, ...)



A list, potentially representing an object that can be tidied.


Additionally, arguments passed to the tidying function.


These functions look at the elements of a list and determine if there is an appropriate tidying method to apply to the list. Those tidiers are themselves are implemented as functions of the form tidy_<function> or glance_<function> and are not exported (but they are documented!).

If no appropriate tidying method is found, throws an error.

See also

Other list tidiers: glance_optim(), tidy_irlba(), tidy_optim(), tidy_svd(), tidy_xyz()