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# R>r-help>May 1999

## 63 discussions - 161 posts

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#### [R] vsize and nsize

I am running R version ??? under Redhat 5.2. It seems as though the --nsize object has no effct on the size of the allocated Ncells as determined using gc(). Yes, I have that much data.... That is if ...
 Tony LongMay 15, 1999 at 12:44 amMay 19, 1999 at 8:31 am
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#### [R] Model building ...

Hi Are there any functions that de-convolute data into a given number of clusters, rather like the NPMLE GLIM macros from Murray Aitkin and Brian Francis? Basically I would like to code into R the ...
 John LogsdonMay 6, 1999 at 4:20 pmMay 7, 1999 at 1:18 am
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#### [R] Printing the Manual from the Debian Package Contents

Hi, I've installed the Debian (slink) package r-base 0.63.3-1. There are lots of *.tex files in /usr/lib/R describing all the functions and packages. There must be a canonical way to collect those ...
 Hubert PalmeMay 7, 1999 at 2:30 pmMay 11, 1999 at 1:45 pm
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#### No subject

(I dithered a bit about whether this belongs on r-help (as part of it is a general R question) or r-devel (as it's a question relating to putting stuff on CRAN) but decided it might be of general ...
 Jonathan MylesMay 27, 1999 at 6:46 pmMay 30, 1999 at 6:58 pm
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#### [R] ANOVA "ex post" Analysis

Hello everybody, shame on me if I have overlooked something (CRAN, StatLib), but I think I've searched carefully. Maybe it's just too obvious to see for me (happens frequently). Is a function ...
 Uli Flenker; Raum 704May 5, 1999 at 2:42 pmMay 11, 1999 at 7:38 am
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#### [R] R under Red Hat Linux 6.0

I have just upgraded from Red Hat Linux 5.2 to version 6.0 (with GNOME) on an intel box. I have also upgraded to the latest R version (0.64.1-2 rpm) and have also installed the corresponding GNOME ...
 Francisco CribariMay 13, 1999 at 8:11 pmMay 14, 1999 at 9:06 am
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#### [R] Packages under windows

I just downloaded the NT version of R and cannot find anything concrete on loading packages. There is alot on how to do it under Unix. The windows FAQ briefly mentions it but does not explain it. I ...
 Kim HornMay 24, 1999 at 10:28 pmMay 25, 1999 at 11:43 pm
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#### [R] RE: minor installation problems

[Moved over from R-devel, because I think it belongs here - MTP] I don't know about problem 1, but problem 2 is caused by you mixing libraries compiled with gcc and egcs. So you should either 1) ...
 Martyn PlummerMay 17, 1999 at 4:37 pmMay 17, 1999 at 6:34 pm
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#### [R] Legend in the Margins of a plot

Is there a simple way of getting the legend in the margin as a row of text with pch etc. instead of a column - like * - Case 1 (pch chars) - Case 2 etc. as opposed to * - Case 1 (pch chars) - Case 2 ...
 Partha_bagchiMay 11, 1999 at 6:56 pmMay 14, 1999 at 4:47 pm
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#### [R] dotted contour line for negative values?

I have a contour plot where the surface can take on positive and negative values. I would like to use solid contour lines for positive values and dotted contour lines for negative values. I saw a ...
 Bill SimpsonMay 10, 1999 at 12:06 pmMay 11, 1999 at 9:49 am
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#### [R] x,y vs row,column

I think my problems are coused by a fundamental R incompatibility in how matrices are stored and the usual way of specifying Cartesian coordinates. When I do ...
 Bill SimpsonMay 6, 1999 at 1:36 pmMay 6, 1999 at 5:16 pm
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#### [R] Unexpected behaviour of read.table

When reading comma-delimited files as saved from a spreadsheet (unfortunately many of my scientific collaborators give me these) in read.table(), missing values are spotted most of the time ...
 David ClaytonMay 29, 1999 at 5:29 pmMay 30, 1999 at 10:28 pm
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#### [R] Muliple partial matches with pmatch

I am using R0.64.1 under Windows 95. The help for pmatch' states that: If duplicates.ok' is false multiple matches will result in the value of nomatch' being returned, and if it is true, the index ...
 John MaindonaldMay 25, 1999 at 5:16 amMay 25, 1999 at 10:39 am
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#### [R] shell command

Using R (version 0.63.3) for MS windows, I try the following command which replies with an error message Too many parameters - FILES\RW0633 which appears to suggest that the space if the path name is ...
 Ross DarnellMay 19, 1999 at 1:58 pmMay 19, 1999 at 4:38 pm
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#### [R] what is rw0641sp.zip ?

Hi, everyone, I was downloading the rm0641b.zip etc. (thanks to Guido Masarotto and Brian Ripley) I noticed rw0641sp.zip there, which do not seem mentioned in the News file. My guess is that it is ...
 Mai ZhouMay 17, 1999 at 3:14 pmMay 17, 1999 at 6:09 pm
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#### [R] format backslash behaviour

[1] "\\\\pm2" i.e. it seems impossible to set up a x so that "format(x)" returns "\\pm2", and in turn "cat(format(x))" prints "\pm2". ("\pm" is latex for "plus/minus"). R is version 0.64 for win95. I ...
 John PetersMay 10, 1999 at 5:28 amMay 11, 1999 at 5:07 am
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#### [R] using text() to write into left margin

In version 0.63.0 for Win95, I can use text() to write into the left margin (to the left of the axis) as follows: I see 5 "O" symbols at the expected position, two of which are left of the left ...
 Terry J. WestleyMay 7, 1999 at 7:42 pmMay 10, 1999 at 9:04 pm
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#### [R] problems compiling R-0.63.3 on alpha

Hi again ! Thanks for the info on updating the config.site file which I have done. I have also added -lm in the Makeconf manually because this is needed explicitly for DEC cc. However, there are ...
 A O JaunsenMay 3, 1999 at 7:43 amMay 3, 1999 at 9:13 am
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#### [R] 3D-barplots

Dear R users How can I create 3D barplots in R. In Splus it is possible to create 3D barplots via graphical menus, but it would be nice to able to create 3D barplots via the command line in R. Any ...
 Regin ReinertMay 28, 1999 at 11:05 amMay 28, 1999 at 1:43 pm
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#### [R] survival5

Warning: no data listing found Warning: package survival5' contains datasets but no index The data loads OK. Mai Zhou -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.- ...
 Mai ZhouMay 25, 1999 at 9:50 pmMay 26, 1999 at 6:02 am
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#### [R] Files and Windows/NT

I am using rw0.63.2. I haven't upgraded because we use R for teaching. Students use R at home, and we don't want to change them over in midsemester. Also we have some additional functions we use, and ...
 David ScottMay 24, 1999 at 9:48 pmMay 25, 1999 at 6:26 am
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#### [R] sum(is.na(c(...)) -> negative number; bug or feature?

As I understand it, sum() treats a logical vectors as 1's and 0's, so that [1] 1 However, summing the results of an is.na() yields a negative number. Eg [1] -1 (This is from R Version 0.64.0, under ...
 Barnet WagmanMay 24, 1999 at 5:15 pmMay 24, 1999 at 7:56 pm
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#### [R] doing discriminant analysis?

Are there any libraries in R that can do discriminant analysis? Lily Elloso Research Division Statistical Research and Training Center (SRTC) Quezon City, Philippines ...
 Research DivisionMay 24, 1999 at 7:48 pmMay 24, 1999 at 7:48 pm
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#### [R] Mathematical Annotation: subscripts

How does one produce subscripts in axis labels? -------------------------------------------------------------------- Kurt Lohman, Biostatistician Department of Public Health Sciences tel: (336) ...
 Kurt LohmanMay 24, 1999 at 6:17 pmMay 24, 1999 at 6:43 pm
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#### [R] survival5 for windows

I downloaded binary of survival5 for windows95 (also the splines, date). The function survsum shows up in content, has a help page, but the function itself is missing. Can we cut and paste the ...
 Mai ZhouMay 24, 1999 at 2:49 pmMay 24, 1999 at 3:53 pm
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#### [R] Wavethresh + accessC > Error: wd.structure has no class

Hi, Whenever I issue this commands (as in the help for the threshold function), # # Do a 1D decomposition # tdecomp <- wd(test.data) # # Threshold it # tdecomp.thresh <- threshold(tdecomp) # # ...
 K.E.VorloouMay 20, 1999 at 2:50 pmMay 20, 1999 at 3:27 pm
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#### [R] random crashing GLM

I am trying to fit a GLM model using R (version 0.64.1 Win95) onto a dataframe(dtse) consisting of 3348 rows with 4 variables: - 3 factors: (c)31 levels, (m)12 levels (s)9 levels) - 1 integer: (n) ...
 Cor en AylinMay 18, 1999 at 6:27 pmMay 20, 1999 at 1:15 pm
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#### [R] Compilation help!

Help! I'm running successfully R_0.64.1 under windows95 with bother and thoroughly enjoying using it, but I would prefer to run under UNIX, I downloaded the various files but I'm coming across the ...
 Gary S. CollinsMay 19, 1999 at 10:43 amMay 19, 1999 at 11:44 am
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#### [R] R and ArcView

Does anyone know if an R plug-in exists for the GIS package ArcView running under Windows98 or NT? I know such a plug-in is available for S-PLUS. Thanks Karen Kotschy Centre for Water in the ...
 KAREN KOTSCHYMay 19, 1999 at 8:39 amMay 19, 1999 at 10:12 am
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#### [R] help pages not install lead to termination of R

I installed rw0641 from the binary rw0641b.zip but not the help files (not rw0641h, not rw0641w ). I do not like the MDI so I edited the ./etc/Rconsole to read MDI = no and I commented out #toolbar = ...
 Mai ZhouMay 18, 1999 at 6:29 pmMay 18, 1999 at 8:04 pm
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#### [R] 0.64.1 w/Gnome compile error

I get this when I build --with-gnome: make[1]: Entering directory /storage/build/R-0.64.1/src/include' make[1]: FFDecl.h' is up to date. make[1]: Leaving directory ...
 Brian KurotsuchiMay 17, 1999 at 4:59 amMay 17, 1999 at 9:03 am
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Is there an equivalent to the S-PLUS par()$cxy in R? Also, is it possible to get notice taken of some equivalent of \n in R when using text()? For what it is worth I am using RW-0.64.1. John ...  John MaindonaldMay 17, 1999 at 6:01 amMay 17, 1999 at 6:49 am • 1 #### [R] R gnome Who is the gnome "maintainer" of R ? Is it Lyndon drake ? what's the plan for the future ? Thanks Hervé Dréau Interne en Médecine hdreau at worldnet.fr dreau at hbroussais.fr Médecine Linux Java ...  HdreauMay 14, 1999 at 8:45 pmMay 16, 1999 at 8:17 pm • 1 #### [R] HDF5 support in R Has anyone succeeded in using HDF5 in R? Using Solaris R version 0.64.0: 1) R was configured in this way: cd /home/westley/R/R-0.64.0 setenv LD_LIBRARY_PATH${LD_LIBRARY_PATH}:/home/westley/HDF/lib ...
 Terry J. WestleyMay 14, 1999 at 8:18 pmMay 14, 1999 at 9:45 pm
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#### [R] Beran's Stats for Long memory processes book code

Hello, Has anybody transferred Bearn's S+ code to R ? Best, Costas -- ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Konstantinos E. Vorloou | Tel: +44 (0)191 374 1821 ...
 Konstantinos Euripides VorloouMay 12, 1999 at 6:33 pmMay 14, 1999 at 8:26 am
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#### [R] mathematical expressions in main

Hi I've tried and tried and I presume it is very simple but ..... I want some varying titles for plots using greek symbols eg using an expression like for (true in c(0:5)) plot(...,main = ...
 Peter BakerMay 5, 1999 at 3:08 pmMay 5, 1999 at 4:02 pm
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#### Ordered factors , was:[R] surrogate poisson models

For ordered factor the natural contrast coding would be to parametrize by the succsessive differences between levels, which does not assume equal spacing of factor levels as does the polynomial ...
 BXCMay 5, 1999 at 9:35 amMay 5, 1999 at 12:30 pm
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#### [R] Pre-release of R-0.64.1 for Windows

A pre-release of R-0.64.1 for Windows is available at CRAN/bin/windows/windows-NT/pre-0.64.1. Since there are a lot of Windows specific changes (see below for a list), we hope that many Windows users ...
 Guido MasarottoMay 4, 1999 at 6:13 amMay 4, 1999 at 6:54 pm
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#### [R] surrogate poisson models

Dear R-help, I'm applying the surrogate Poisson glm, by following Venables & Ripley (7.3 pp238-42). Call: glm(formula = terms(Fr ~ treatment * age + (treatment + age) * repair, keep.order = T), ...
 Simon BondMay 4, 1999 at 1:26 pmMay 4, 1999 at 3:59 pm
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#### [R] bug

------------------------------------------------- SAMPLE SCRIPT: x<-rnorm(50) y<-12*x+30*rnorm(10) ff<-lm(y~x) sink("output.txt") print(ff) # this work give basic coefficients summary(ff) # should ...
 Geldenhuys, WillieMay 3, 1999 at 1:04 pmMay 3, 1999 at 2:23 pm
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#### [R] "R-testers" has gone the way of all mortals.. // History

Till this morning, "R-testers at stat.math.ethz.ch" still was a valid alias to R-help. It is no longer... History: On 1996, Feb 12 Ross and Robert established a simple `alias mailing list' (i.e. no ...
 Martin MaechlerMay 31, 1999 at 1:08 pmMay 31, 1999 at 1:08 pm
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#### [R] Kernel smoothing

I have been attempting to use Bowman & Azzalini kernel smoothing routines from the SM library to sketch confidence intervals for serially correlated longitudinal data. The rm procedure does not seem ...
 Gareth RidallMay 31, 1999 at 8:26 amMay 31, 1999 at 8:26 am
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#### [R] compiling R (-ldb1)

Hello All, I am trying to compile R-0.64.0 with gnome support. It seems to be choking on the library db1, which I can't find anywhere on my system (Linux-i386, Redhat 6.0). Does anyone know what ...
 Adam KornickMay 27, 1999 at 7:23 pmMay 27, 1999 at 7:23 pm
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#### [R] pager

Is there a way to turn pager off on rw0641? (The separate window that display the help files) The problem of SDI crashing R when you do ?ls and there is no help files do not occure in MDI. (SDI sound ...
 Mai ZhouMay 18, 1999 at 7:05 pmMay 18, 1999 at 7:05 pm
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#### [R] Chi 2 goodness of fit

Does anyone know if there exists a function for R for windows to make a Chi2 goodness of fit test for a given distribution ? Thank you. Excuse my english but I am french. Pascal GRANDEAU ...
 Pascal GRANDEAUMay 17, 1999 at 3:36 pmMay 17, 1999 at 3:36 pm
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#### [R] installing under IRIX 6.3

Dear All: I'm new to R, though I've used S+ on Windows. Since now I'm working on a SGI, I would like to switch to R. I'm trying to install R v.0.64.1 on a Silicon Graphics R5000 under IRIX 6.3, 180 ...
 Eduardo RochaMay 17, 1999 at 1:57 pmMay 17, 1999 at 1:57 pm
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#### [R] stripplot gets weird

After thinking that the name difference was a problem, or that attaching the dataframe was a problem, I think it might be something to do with internal representation of numbers: aitken/Exam9 R R ...
 David ScottMay 13, 1999 at 1:41 amMay 13, 1999 at 1:41 am
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#### [R] R manual - S manual

I just started working on R, and lacking a manual I saw that the advice is to use som S or S-plus manual. Where can I find it online? P.S. I already downloaded and read "notes on S-plus" by ...
 Alessandro MagniMay 12, 1999 at 3:56 pmMay 12, 1999 at 3:56 pm
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#### [R] Problem with stripplot

I have had a problem with stripplot. Documentation does say that method ="stack" is only appropriate for granular data, but I don't think that means it should fall over. Warning in y + (unlist(xo) - ...
 David ScottMay 12, 1999 at 5:19 amMay 12, 1999 at 5:19 am
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#### [R] R-0.64.0 on SUN

When I try to install R-0.64.0 on my SUN ( SunOS ac6 5.7 Generic sun4u sparc SUNW,Ultra-5_10 ) I get after "./configure --disable-readline" and "gmake" the following errors: gcc -O2 -I../include ...
 Ron WehrensMay 7, 1999 at 12:40 pmMay 7, 1999 at 12:40 pm