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Create a new DwCAchive object


initializeDwCArchive(coreDwC, extDwC = NULL, metadata = NULL)



Either a DwCGeneric (or derived class) object that represents the table that corresponds to the 'core' table. Alternatively, this parameter can be character scalar giving the location of the Darwin core archive file to initialize the object from


A list of DwCGeneric (or derived class) objects that represent the tables used as extension objects in the Darwin Core archive. If coreDwC is a character scalar then extDwC can also be a character scalar that contains the default file encodings for the files in the Darwin core archive


A DwCMetadata object that contains the metadata for the archive


A new DwCArchive object

See also

DwCGeneric DwCMetadata