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  • Thanks for your help on moving files from S+ to R and on attaching directories. If attaching directories is NOT possible in R, is there any other way to separate objects into different folders or ...
    Agustin LoboAgustin Lobo
    Jul 16, 1999 at 10:48 am
    Jul 23, 2001 at 4:17 pm
  • I won't speak for Karsten, but will describe my own use of R for (potentially) large datasets, just to give you an idea of what at least one large dataset user is attempting to do... The application ...
    Terry J. WestleyTerry J. Westley
    Jul 31, 1999 at 4:18 pm
    Aug 4, 1999 at 6:58 am
  • Thanks. Are you doing the Freshmeat thing as well? -- O__ ---- Peter Dalgaard Blegdamsvej 3 c/ /'_ --- Dept. of Biostatistics 2200 Cph. N (*) \(*) -- University of Copenhagen Denmark Ph: (+45) ...
    Peter Dalgaard BSAPeter Dalgaard BSA
    Jul 6, 1999 at 12:10 pm
    Jul 7, 1999 at 2:08 pm
  • I have a vector Pes with 600 elements some of which are NA's. How can I form a vector of the indices of the NA's. for(i in 1:600) if(is.na(Pes[i])) print(i) prints the indices of the NA's but I can't ...
    Peter B. MandevillePeter B. Mandeville
    Jul 14, 1999 at 4:09 am
    Jul 15, 1999 at 6:51 am
  • Thanks to all who replied. Mostly the suggestion was to add the argument horizontal= FALSE to the postscript function. However, I was trying to generate a landscape graph. The "fault" lies with gs as ...
    Partha_bagchiPartha_bagchi
    Jul 27, 1999 at 1:13 pm
    Jul 30, 1999 at 7:05 am
  • I am just downloaded R, and am using it on Windows NT. I would like to use it to generate graphics, which will be included in Microsoft word or Powerpoint. The graphics window allows me to save an ...
    TraTra
    Jul 21, 1999 at 11:29 am
    Jul 21, 1999 at 3:13 pm
  • Hi, is it possible in one of the libraries on linear methods to constrain the coefficients to be positive? Thanks Chris -- Christoph M. Friedrich | mailto:friedrich at computer.org Gesellschaft f?r ...
    Christoph M. FriedrichChristoph M. Friedrich
    Jul 7, 1999 at 2:48 pm
    Jul 8, 1999 at 1:14 pm
  • I recommend that you model your HTML write function after write.table(). It's got many of the features you'd like to have and also will give you some good hints on how to handle row and column names ...
    Terry J. WestleyTerry J. Westley
    Jul 31, 1999 at 4:50 pm
    Sep 30, 1999 at 8:24 pm
  • Dear R-users and R-developpers, I've not been able to find 3d graphics in R, like Splus spin() or brush(). Are there any that I've missed and/or is anybody working on implementing these type of ...
    Agustin LoboAgustin Lobo
    Jul 28, 1999 at 10:28 am
    Jul 28, 1999 at 1:20 pm
  • A very basic question: How can I make R read some S+ files that I had originally. The source command says "file format unknown" Thanks Coomaren ...
    Coomaren Pillay VencatasawmyCoomaren Pillay Vencatasawmy
    Jul 27, 1999 at 1:42 pm
    Jul 28, 1999 at 7:11 am
  • I am having a strange problem with R graphics: I am testing out R on a Sun Solaris machine. I generate a simple postscript graph as: postscript(file="temp.ps", paper= "letter") plot(c(1:10), xlab= ...
    Partha_bagchiPartha_bagchi
    Jul 26, 1999 at 8:51 pm
    Jul 27, 1999 at 12:20 pm
  • How does one add error bars to an XY plot? I looked but could not find anything about this. (I'm sure I just missed something simple) Regards, -- Bryan Van de Ven Applied Research Laboratories ...
    Bryan Van de VenBryan Van de Ven
    Jul 26, 1999 at 8:13 pm
    Jul 27, 1999 at 9:11 am
  • Has anyone had success getting R-unix postscript plots into powerpoint for the Mac? Mac powerpoint doesn't seem to like postscript, and conversions to tiff, jpeg, and gif, using the netpbm ...
    A.J. RossiniA.J. Rossini
    Jul 26, 1999 at 4:36 pm
    Jul 26, 1999 at 6:52 pm
  • I am using R 0.64.2 on Redhat 6.0 Linux and am trying to use R with a program called Scompile that translates S (or R) code into C code. Although Scompile has an option for dyn.load.shared, it ...
    CarlosCarlos
    Jul 19, 1999 at 4:19 pm
    Jul 20, 1999 at 9:37 am
  • Has anyone posted an RPM (for i386) for Dr. Chong Gu's new gss package? I am trying to install it on a Linux system too small to compile the Fortran code directly. Thanks for any help. Peter Bouman ...
    Peter BoumanPeter Bouman
    Jul 17, 1999 at 3:36 pm
    Jul 19, 1999 at 4:14 pm
  • Hello everybody, I observed some strange behavior of R (0.64.1/Linux 2.0.25) when trying to use FORTRAN-libraries. I downloaded "ALGORITHM AS 304" from StatLib. All I changed at the code, was to ...
    Uli Flenker; Raum 704Uli Flenker; Raum 704
    Jul 15, 1999 at 5:42 pm
    Jul 16, 1999 at 12:06 pm
  • Dear R-users, Is there a simple way to find the index of the maximum of a vector? Ex. 1 3 6 2 result: 3 Thanks for any help, Peter Peter Holzer phone: + 41 1 632 46 34 Seminar fuer Statistik, SOL F7 ...
    Peter HolzerPeter Holzer
    Jul 12, 1999 at 1:27 pm
    Jul 12, 1999 at 4:21 pm
  • I am told it is common practice to call C/Fortran routines from one's S-PLUS/R. However is it possible to call S-Plus routines into C and Fortran programs using them as executable ...
    Ray GallagherRay Gallagher
    Jul 7, 1999 at 3:13 pm
    Jul 9, 1999 at 1:49 pm
  • Hi, I'd like to know if is it possible to make a 3D scatter plot (x y z) using R. In the on-line help and in the help mailing list I found only ways in which plot surfaces. Thanks for the help fulvio ...
    Fulvio StelFulvio Stel
    Jul 30, 1999 at 1:27 pm
    Jul 30, 1999 at 4:24 pm
  • Hi, I'm not sure if this is a bug or due to my ignorance of R syntax. I'm using hist() to plot a sample set of data, some sets contain the same value (i.e. 3000, 3000, 3000, 3000). I find that hist() ...
    Victor BarajasVictor Barajas
    Jul 27, 1999 at 10:25 pm
    Jul 27, 1999 at 11:25 pm
  • Further to my earlier question. Thank you to: John Maindonald, Ramon Diaz-Uriarte, Brian Ripley, Alvaro Novo, Simon Bond and David Scott for your helpful replies. I have looked at the problem in some ...
    TraTra
    Jul 23, 1999 at 10:19 am
    Jul 27, 1999 at 9:02 am
  • Among other computers, I am using rw0642 on an IBM 300GL with 32MB RAM and Windows98. 1. If after opening rw0642 the first command is to help such as "? par", when the help window is closed by ...
    Peter B. MandevillePeter B. Mandeville
    Jul 23, 1999 at 4:26 am
    Jul 25, 1999 at 5:11 pm
  • I installed R 0.64.2 using "rwinst.exe" on a Windows 95 machine. The zip files and rwinst.exe were stored in a directory "rtmp" and I wanted R to be installed in "r0642" (by setting c:\rtmp for ...
    E. S. VenkatramanE. S. Venkatraman
    Jul 21, 1999 at 1:44 pm
    Jul 21, 1999 at 3:58 pm
  • Hi, Another newbie question; I only just now downloaded and tried the R software. My big initial objection is the way R stores the entire working database in one file between sessions. In S, I have ...
    Brahm, DavidBrahm, David
    Jul 20, 1999 at 1:30 pm
    Jul 20, 1999 at 9:43 pm
  • Hello, is the following somehow possible with Mod() being a primitive: "Mod" <- function(x) UseMethod("Mod") "Mod.default" <- function(x) { .Primitive("Mod") ### I know it?s wrong. How can I access ...
    Marcus EgerMarcus Eger
    Jul 15, 1999 at 6:02 pm
    Jul 15, 1999 at 8:42 pm
  • Hello, how can I change (enlarge) the history buffer? I use R.64.1 and ESS5.1, emacs. Thanks - Marcus Eger -- +------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Marcus EgerMarcus Eger
    Jul 15, 1999 at 10:51 am
    Jul 15, 1999 at 3:45 pm
  • I've tried to move objects from S to R. In S+, I use data.dump() and data.restore(). I've made a file all.dum using data.dump(ls()) in S+, but the R command load("all.dum") gives an error: Error ...
    Agustin LoboAgustin Lobo
    Jul 15, 1999 at 10:24 am
    Jul 15, 1999 at 11:16 am
  • Dear R fellows, Is the following a feature or a bug of names() ?? It does not seem to be reported as a bug in the R Bug Tracking System. (RedHat 6.0, R-0.64.2 compiled from source, not RPM). # a ...
    Christian PosseChristian Posse
    Jul 14, 1999 at 6:30 pm
    Jul 15, 1999 at 6:13 am
  • Dear R-users, I am working to install Chong Gu's new gss library on my Linux system (Redhat 5.1/i386), and have run into the following roadblock: Dr. Gu's R code is a front end for a package of ...
    Peter BoumanPeter Bouman
    Jul 10, 1999 at 9:20 pm
    Jul 11, 1999 at 11:17 am
  • In Version 0.64.1 (May 8, 1999), Solaris 2.5.1, expression(theta^{-}) and expression(theta^{+}) (and the equivalent subscripts) give syntax errors. (Superscript or subscripts of numbers, letters, or ...
    Ben BolkerBen Bolker
    Jul 7, 1999 at 7:43 pm
    Jul 8, 1999 at 7:07 am
  • Dear Stuart Washington, please ask these kind of questions on the mailing list "R-help" to which I am now forwarding. [Read any "CRAN" mirror, e.g. http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/R/CRAN/, to find out on ...
    Martin MaechlerMartin Maechler
    Jul 5, 1999 at 9:54 am
    Jul 5, 1999 at 12:48 pm
  • Dear R makers and users: After reading the FAQ and the comments on the comparison between R and S, I still have an important (at least for me) question: How is R compared to the new version of Splus ...
    Agustin LoboAgustin Lobo
    Jul 2, 1999 at 4:40 pm
    Jul 2, 1999 at 5:27 pm
  • I am using rw0641. In my continuing quest to understand repeated measures analysis, I again return to lme. I exported the Potthoff and Roy data Orthodont.dat from S-PLUS 4.5 to avoid capture errors ...
    Peter B. MandevillePeter B. Mandeville
    Jul 1, 1999 at 6:02 am
    Jul 1, 1999 at 4:32 pm
  • Hi, recently I saw but did not pay too much attention to a question that concerned regression with positive coefficients. In Splus, thereis the nnls() function that can be used if I am not wrong, but ...
    Christian PosseChristian Posse
    Jul 26, 1999 at 10:24 pm
    Aug 2, 1999 at 12:13 pm
  • Colleagues-- Is there any way to fill the bars in a barplot() with solid lines for postscript output, i.e. cross hatch or parallel lines, or a halftone gray rather than (semi) continuous-tone gray ...
    Michael CamannMichael Camann
    Jul 28, 1999 at 9:30 am
    Jul 29, 1999 at 8:32 am
  • In Win95/NT you can use xgobi (program and R interface) as well, provided you will install an x-server on your machine (a free one is available from http://www.microimages.com/freestuf/mix/) ...
    Zdenek SkalaZdenek Skala
    Jul 28, 1999 at 1:56 pm
    Jul 28, 1999 at 4:16 pm
  • Dear all, I hope the following problem haven't been discussed here recently (I could not find anything about it the help archive files) : I tried to compile R-0.64.2 from the source files without ...
    Laurent GautierLaurent Gautier
    Jul 28, 1999 at 7:34 am
    Jul 28, 1999 at 11:30 am
  • Please excuse this request from a beginner. I'm teaching an introductory module on experimental design and I want to illustrate the idea of tests based on the randomization distribution. If anyone ...
    Murray JorgensenMurray Jorgensen
    Jul 16, 1999 at 2:04 am
    Jul 16, 1999 at 8:49 am
  • Hello, I faced some difficulties using time series objects. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Why is the time data changed, when I, e.g., apply ...
    Marcus EgerMarcus Eger
    Jul 15, 1999 at 11:18 am
    Jul 15, 1999 at 11:58 am
  • Hi Could somebody please explain the following to me: If x is a 10x10 matrix, typing x[3] prints all 10 values of column 3, although the length of the vector =1. Why? x[,3] and x[[3]] both give all ...
    KAREN KOTSCHYKAREN KOTSCHY
    Jul 15, 1999 at 9:09 am
    Jul 15, 1999 at 10:21 am
  • I am updating my lab manual in Spanish. How should I cite your supplements to Venables and Ripley 1997 and the scripts. Thank you very much Peter B. -- Peter B. Mandeville mandevip at ...
    Peter B. MandevillePeter B. Mandeville
    Jul 14, 1999 at 4:13 am
    Jul 14, 1999 at 5:44 pm
  • gebe es soeben nach CRAN. habe die version auf 0.1-1 ge?ndert. und das file hei?t nat?rlich nicht tseries.tgz, sondern tseries_0.1-1.tar.gz. lg .f ...
    Friedrich LeischFriedrich Leisch
    Jul 9, 1999 at 7:32 am
    Jul 9, 1999 at 7:44 am
  • I'm using the hclust method from the package mva (pre-compiled-version on Win NT) and would like to cut the tree in pieces. Have someone implemented the function cutree (as in S-PLUS) in R? Many ...
    Markus HuerzelerMarkus Huerzeler
    Jul 7, 1999 at 7:17 am
    Jul 7, 1999 at 7:17 am
  • bp <- boxplot(..etc..) for (n in names(bp)) bp[[n]]$out<-numeric(0) -- O__ ---- Peter Dalgaard Blegdamsvej 3 c/ /'_ --- Dept. of Biostatistics 2200 Cph. N (*) \(*) -- University of Copenhagen Denmark ...
    Peter Dalgaard BSAPeter Dalgaard BSA
    Jul 6, 1999 at 11:47 am
    Jul 6, 1999 at 3:40 pm
  • When I try to install the package, I get the following message: Installing package cltk' ... libs gcc -g -O2 -fPIC -I/sw/sun4_55/R-0.65.0/lib/R/include -c tcltk.c -o tcltk.o tcltk.c:19: tk.h: No ...
    System AdministrationSystem Administration
    Jul 6, 1999 at 11:42 am
    Jul 6, 1999 at 12:46 pm
  • Platform: Windows 95 Version : R0641 Problem : I wish to plot and save a large number of graphics files in windows metafont format. I have a very crude postscript printing function, which happily ...
    D A WooffD A Wooff
    Jul 5, 1999 at 11:00 am
    Jul 6, 1999 at 9:59 am
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    Jim LindseyJim Lindsey
    Jul 1, 1999 at 10:34 am
    Jul 5, 1999 at 3:10 pm
  • I have observed the following differences in the use of min/max functions between R and Splus (4.5) R (0.64.1): min(c(NA,NA,NA),na.rm=T) returns the following Warning in min(..., na.rm = na.rm) : no ...
    Athula HerathAthula Herath
    Jul 5, 1999 at 1:02 pm
    Jul 5, 1999 at 1:20 pm
  • I've used Splus for 5 or 6 years and recently installed R for Linux. I want to get a whole bunch of objects from S over to R. I'd have thought data.dump and data.restore would work, but it's done a ...
    Patrick ConnollyPatrick Connolly
    Jul 2, 1999 at 2:11 am
    Jul 2, 1999 at 6:45 am
  • I'm trying to increase the line width to print a large table but there seems to be a limit of 200: Error in options(...) : invalid width parameter Can someone tell me how to increase this? Paul ...
    Paul GilbertPaul Gilbert
    Jul 30, 1999 at 4:19 pm
    Jul 30, 1999 at 4:19 pm
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