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  • The problem is the following # make docs Make: Don't know how to make ../src/library/*/man/*.Rd. Stop. *** Exit 1 (ignored) # I am using a DEC alpha 200/4/233 with Digital Unix 3.2D My previous ...
    Mark A. BeaumontMark A. Beaumont
    Jan 15, 1998 at 11:14 am
    Feb 10, 1998 at 3:54 pm
  • Is it possible to get information on libraries or data sets in R for windows? E.g. under Unix I would type ?library(whatever)... I have made some simple functions for teaching and spent hours writing ...
    Ron WehrensRon Wehrens
    Jan 27, 1998 at 1:03 pm
    Jan 28, 1998 at 11:14 am
  • Questions on image: 1) How can I put labels on the x and y axes? 2) How to tell it to use e.g. 32 grey levels (not some colour map)? 3) How to know what the legend is (i.e. each grey level = what z ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Jan 7, 1998 at 10:40 pm
    Jan 9, 1998 at 11:26 pm
  • Hello ! When I am trying to install the file " http://www.ci.tuwien.ac.at/R/bin/i386-linux/RedHat-5.0/r-base-0.61.1-2.i386.rpm" on my RedHat 5.0 system I get the following message: libncurses.so.3.4 ...
    Trond RafossTrond Rafoss
    Jan 26, 1998 at 12:56 pm
    Jan 27, 1998 at 3:04 pm
  • I know how to first set postscript output, then execute plot or image command to create a postscript file of a plot or image. I was wondering if it is possible to first create the plot or image on ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Jan 12, 1998 at 5:39 pm
    Jan 14, 1998 at 8:37 am
  • Hello R-helpers, I was wondering if anyone is porting S lib packages for design of experiments: conf.design, glim, graff(all from statlib)? I was able to change the format of S packages into R ...
    Buyukisik, Osman (GEAE)Buyukisik, Osman (GEAE)
    Jan 7, 1998 at 2:39 pm
    Jan 8, 1998 at 3:32 pm
  • To Whom It May Concern, I have been informed that there is a public domain software called "R" which is available through ftp://stat.auckland.ac.nz. I've tried the address but I can't find the ...
    Belen RazoBelen Razo
    Jan 5, 1998 at 12:13 am
    Jan 5, 1998 at 12:58 pm
  • Would it be possible to include a new command in the ${RHOME}/etc path, which updates the Library index (Rd and html) via "R LIBINDEX". I need it because I use RPM to manage three different R ...
    Albrecht GebhardtAlbrecht Gebhardt
    Jan 19, 1998 at 1:37 pm
    Jan 20, 1998 at 10:13 am
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    Jim LindseyJim Lindsey
    Jan 6, 1998 at 10:00 am
    Jan 26, 1998 at 5:38 pm
  • I currently use R0.61 to produce graphs for use in a tex document. I first type x11(orientation='portrait',width=4,height=3.5) to fix the size of my graph, produce some plot type commands, and then ...
    Philippe LambertPhilippe Lambert
    Jan 23, 1998 at 9:46 am
    Jan 23, 1998 at 8:25 pm
  • I am running R-0.61.1 on linux under X. If I kill the R Graphics window (click on X box in upper right corner), then subsequently do x11(), R crashes. I find that things only work the right way if I ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Jan 16, 1998 at 9:32 pm
    Jan 19, 1998 at 3:13 pm
  • Hello all R users and developers! In the "Notes on R" I have found the following information: (page 60, 13-th footnote) "... a better solution is to use the fig() driver (available from statlib) and ...
    Wojtek ZabolotnyWojtek Zabolotny
    Jan 30, 1998 at 11:12 am
    Feb 2, 1998 at 11:22 am
  • I downloaded the rseptbeta.zip and exe.zip files for Windows (I'm running Win 95 4.00.950a) about three weeks ago and until now had been very impressed. Today the executable rsept.exe (dated ...
    Jay KingJay King
    Jan 28, 1998 at 3:18 pm
    Jan 28, 1998 at 9:29 pm
  • I have a collection of functions in a file kernel.r and right now I just source the file in when I want to use those functions. I was wondering if it would make sense to turn kernel.r into a ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Jan 16, 1998 at 5:52 pm
    Jan 23, 1998 at 3:03 pm
  • I have the following problem. I have some multidimensional data points "x" and a curve "fit" fitted to these points. How can I combine R pairs(x) and R pairs(fit,panel=lines) in one plot, so that I ...
    Andreas WeingesselAndreas Weingessel
    Jan 14, 1998 at 8:11 am
    Jan 14, 1998 at 5:49 pm
  • I was playing with porting "Hmisc" S-Lib. I am getting parse errors for: if (xxx) yyyy;else zzzz I have to break this into: if(xxx) yyyy else zzzz Is this a known feature? TIA Osman ...
    Buyukisik, Osman (GEAE)Buyukisik, Osman (GEAE)
    Jan 13, 1998 at 9:26 pm
    Jan 14, 1998 at 8:42 am
  • I am trying to install a redhat binary. When I do rpm -i name-of-rpm file I get R-061 needs @PERL@ and R-061 needs /usr/bin/perl, /bin/perl /sh and /bin/sh What is @PERL@? I have perl installed in ...
    Helgi TomassonHelgi Tomasson
    Jan 8, 1998 at 1:42 am
    Jan 8, 1998 at 4:17 pm
  • I'm a day-old R newbie (but a war-weary S veteran), with couple of first-day questions: In R 0.61, this code fails. Ops.test <- function(e1,e2) { e1 <- NextMethod(.Generic) e1 } x <- 4 class(x) <- ...
    Gordon MacleanGordon Maclean
    Jan 3, 1998 at 1:20 am
    Jan 3, 1998 at 9:29 pm
  • My experience is that much of the freeware I use is better than the commercial alternatives, but certainly not all of it. I use the good stuff and bypass the marginal stuff (whether free or ...
    Z. Todd TaylorZ. Todd Taylor
    Jan 29, 1998 at 4:24 pm
    Jan 30, 1998 at 4:25 pm
  • Hello All, I am in need of sample code to create gnuplot's sbezier output in numerical form. Below are some details of what I have done. I just fed 2000 lines of data to the above gplot script and it ...
    John vanVlaanderenJohn vanVlaanderen
    Jan 26, 1998 at 11:26 pm
    Jan 27, 1998 at 9:07 am
  • I have attached an image file created by R. The image has white horizontal lines between the cells. The image looks OK in the R Graphics window, but has the horiz lines when viewed in Ghostview ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Jan 23, 1998 at 3:23 pm
    Jan 23, 1998 at 3:39 pm
  • Let me first tell you that you and your cohorts are doing a great service to the statistical community with R. I have been working with Rseptbeta under Win95 and I am very impressed with its ...
    Fritz ScholzFritz Scholz
    Jan 20, 1998 at 11:44 pm
    Jan 21, 1998 at 8:09 pm
  • I get great flexibility with command-line editing through the "readline" library in the "bash" editor and the "ncftp" tool. S-Plus has this editing and I see in the preliminary "Notes on R: A ...
    Jameson BurtJameson Burt
    Jan 17, 1998 at 9:06 pm
    Jan 17, 1998 at 11:04 pm
  • Is there anyone who succeeded in installing R-0.61 on a IBM RISC/6000 under AIX? Juergen. ======================================================================= Juergen Dippon Mathematisches ...
    Juergen DipponJuergen Dippon
    Jan 8, 1998 at 3:41 pm
    Jan 9, 1998 at 12:21 am
  • Thanks to Thomas Lumley for the very quick fix of the NextMethod(.Generic) bug. The patch enclosed in his message to r-help fixed that problem nicely. But..., I've got another one. x <- 1:4 ...
    Gordon MacleanGordon Maclean
    Jan 6, 1998 at 6:05 pm
    Jan 8, 1998 at 8:01 pm
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    Jim LindseyJim Lindsey
    Jan 7, 1998 at 10:55 am
    Jan 7, 1998 at 11:26 am
  • R ran find on our Sun until it was stolen. I have now set up R on one of our Dec Alphas OSF1 V4.0 386. R-0.49 configures builds and runs fine except that the glm command crashes R. R-0.60.1 ...
    G JanacekG Janacek
    Jan 6, 1998 at 1:12 pm
    Jan 6, 1998 at 1:44 pm
  • As mentioned earlier I want to decentralize the package descriptions of all contributed packages: Please make sure to include a file called DESCRIPTION in every package which looks like ...
    Friedrich LeischFriedrich Leisch
    Jan 30, 1998 at 1:22 pm
    Jan 30, 1998 at 1:22 pm
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    Jim LindseyJim Lindsey
    Jan 30, 1998 at 9:02 am
    Jan 30, 1998 at 9:02 am
  • There needs to be more recognition in the academic community of the importance of contributions to widely used software. While many organizations are encouraging software development if it generates ...
    George WhiteGeorge White
    Jan 29, 1998 at 5:57 pm
    Jan 29, 1998 at 5:57 pm
  • Thanks to Martyn Plummer there are new Linux RedHat 5.0 packages of R on CRAN which have been built on a RedHat System, so all dependencies should be ok. I have uploaded them yesterday, so they ...
    Friedrich LeischFriedrich Leisch
    Jan 29, 1998 at 8:43 am
    Jan 29, 1998 at 8:43 am
  • DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS DEPARTMENT OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE DEPARTMENT OF MSIS S E M I N A R Prof. Edward A. Silver Professor and Carma Chair in Operations Management Faculty of Management The ...
    Marilyn GabrielMarilyn Gabriel
    Jan 28, 1998 at 2:06 am
    Jan 28, 1998 at 2:06 am
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    Jim LindseyJim Lindsey
    Jan 27, 1998 at 8:25 am
    Jan 27, 1998 at 8:25 am
  • Hi All, I am a statistical newbie but since my business is systems performance I am taking the risky step of being smarter than my boss and applying formulae, often translated to perl, to my ...
    John vanVlaanderenJohn vanVlaanderen
    Jan 23, 1998 at 5:29 pm
    Jan 23, 1998 at 5:29 pm
  • I'm using the Windows version (September) of R. I have a dataset with 1700 observations and six variables. When I try to fit some glm models, I receive the following message Memory exhausted How can ...
    COMBLAIN MURIELCOMBLAIN MURIEL
    Jan 23, 1998 at 4:36 pm
    Jan 23, 1998 at 4:36 pm
  • I am using image() with col=gray(31:0/31). These are "reversed" grey levels where black=biggest z-value. The problem is that the lines with form a box around the plot are not all these. Only the ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Jan 22, 1998 at 9:24 pm
    Jan 22, 1998 at 9:24 pm
  • Is there a date for the "production" release of R for Win32 (Win NT) ? -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.- r-help mailing list -- Read ...
    David_Lucido%CHCNYDavid_Lucido%CHCNY
    Jan 21, 1998 at 2:24 pm
    Jan 21, 1998 at 2:24 pm
  • I have recompiled the r-base package for Debian-2.0 with readline support. I still haven't determined why the configure script does not detect the readline library on one machine but does detect it ...
    Douglas BatesDouglas Bates
    Jan 17, 1998 at 11:43 pm
    Jan 17, 1998 at 11:43 pm
  • =============================================================== ANNOUNCEMENT =============================================================== An R version of my multivariate time series package (DSE) ...
    Paul GilbertPaul Gilbert
    Jan 16, 1998 at 4:50 pm
    Jan 16, 1998 at 4:50 pm
  • I have put a new version of our e1071 package onto CRAN. New features are support for reading/writing pgm images. Contents: hamming.distance Hamming Distance of Vectors hamming.window Coefficients of ...
    Friedrich LeischFriedrich Leisch
    Jan 16, 1998 at 2:31 pm
    Jan 16, 1998 at 2:31 pm
  • I have started to mirror the R mailing list archives on CRAN, they are from now on available in the directory $CRAN/docs/mail-archives. Best, Fritz ...
    Friedrich LeischFriedrich Leisch
    Jan 16, 1998 at 11:19 am
    Jan 16, 1998 at 11:19 am
  • [This message first bounced to me as list manager, because it has a 'help' in the subject ... please try to use different keywords in 'Subject' -- Martin Maechler] Hi, again messing with Hmisc I came ...
    U-E59264-Osman BuyukisikU-E59264-Osman Buyukisik
    Jan 14, 1998 at 6:48 pm
    Jan 14, 1998 at 6:48 pm
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    Jim LindseyJim Lindsey
    Jan 14, 1998 at 7:50 am
    Jan 14, 1998 at 7:50 am
  • I naively thought I could add x and y axis labels onto a contour plot (as in image). I can't. I realize I can use the workaround Ross posted in answer to my previous post about image(). I just ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Jan 12, 1998 at 10:14 pm
    Jan 12, 1998 at 10:14 pm
  • The R core team proudly presents: \||||||||/ -R 0.61.1- /||||||||\ I've just rolled together a new patch release. It's available from the Auckland repository now, but please do not get it from there ...
    Peter Dalgaard BSAPeter Dalgaard BSA
    Jan 11, 1998 at 4:47 pm
    Jan 11, 1998 at 4:47 pm
  • I am trying to give my students acces to R. rsept (the windows95 version ?) will not run on our setup which is PC's connected to a server. rapril (the 3.11?) version will run but the graphics vanish ...
    G JanacekG Janacek
    Jan 9, 1998 at 3:13 pm
    Jan 9, 1998 at 3:13 pm
  • I have fixed most (all I think) of the reported problems with split. There should be a patch release this Sunday and the fixes will be in it if anyone wants/needs them sooner please let me know and ...
    Robert GentlemanRobert Gentleman
    Jan 9, 1998 at 12:52 am
    Jan 9, 1998 at 12:52 am
  • I found that par(tck=xx) was ignored and par(xaxs="s") gave an error in v0.61. I've made the following quick hacks in the code to get these to function. Please let me know if I'm setting myself up ...
    Steve OncleySteve Oncley
    Jan 8, 1998 at 10:21 pm
    Jan 8, 1998 at 10:21 pm
  • I'm just in the process of hooking in to R 0.61 and most of the memory problems that have been noticed should disappear at that point. PicTex is extremely low on my list of things to get going (you ...
    Robert GentlemanRobert Gentleman
    Jan 8, 1998 at 7:58 pm
    Jan 8, 1998 at 7:58 pm
  • Got an error trying to run the PicTeX graphics driver in Version 0.50 Beta (Sept 29, 1997) of R under Windows 95. When I executed pictex() I got the following error message: Error in device("pictex", ...
    Mark_ottoMark_otto
    Jan 8, 1998 at 5:02 pm
    Jan 8, 1998 at 5:02 pm
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