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  • En réponse à Peter Dalgaard BSA <p.dalgaard at : hello all, woooh, this is great ! I know it must have been discussed before but I'd like to know why not to use java (awt,swing...?) ...
    Mathieu Ros (Castor)Mathieu Ros (Castor)
    Jun 15, 2000 at 12:17 pm
    Jun 19, 2000 at 5:33 pm
  • Dear All, With a colleague we are writing a paper where we show how R is a very nice tool to deal with some issues in the analyses of data in evolutionary biology. For the intro, I wonder if 1) ...
    Ramon Diaz-UriarteRamon Diaz-Uriarte
    Jun 20, 2000 at 8:21 am
    Jun 22, 2000 at 1:02 pm
  • I am writing a function to work with class I am defining. I have a question about using nargs() inside of parentheses function. nargs() shows the same for supplying 1 argument, or no arguments at ...
    Vadim KutsyyVadim Kutsyy
    Jun 26, 2000 at 7:22 pm
    Jun 27, 2000 at 3:06 am
  • Dear R users, I have two related questions about scoping and data encapsulation. One is fairly specific - I am looking at "scoping.R" which is used in demo(scoping) - it's an example of lexical ...
    Aleksey NaumovAleksey Naumov
    Jun 13, 2000 at 7:47 pm
    Jun 20, 2000 at 11:23 pm
  • I'm using plot to make a simple plot but I want to control where the tick marks go on bot axes. The graphical parameters xaxp and yaxp seem to be ignored by the plot function so I tried setting them ...
    Angelo CantyAngelo Canty
    Jun 2, 2000 at 6:38 pm
    Oct 2, 2000 at 1:11 pm
  • QUESTION: how should I do a linear regression in which there are errors in x as well as y? SUPPLEMENT: I've seen folks approach this problem by computing eigenvectors of the covariance matrix, and ...
    Dan E. KelleyDan E. Kelley
    Jun 3, 2000 at 3:32 pm
    Jun 19, 2000 at 4:48 pm
  • hi, Just a very simple question: is there an R equivalent to the matlab command find(X) which returns the indices of vector X that store non-zero elements? e.g. ans = 1 4 so, in R, how do I do: ans ...
    Stephen EglenStephen Eglen
    Jun 8, 2000 at 11:53 am
    Jun 8, 2000 at 4:58 pm
  • Sorry to be such a nuisance but after asking for help with compiling R-1.1.0 on an Intel-based machine I now have another problem on the Alpha DS-10 server which my students use. Compilation and ...
    Jun 20, 2000 at 8:20 am
    Jun 20, 2000 at 6:02 pm
  • dear All, I just started using R. I have been trying to print multiple figures on one page but I have not been able to get R to set the paper size so that I can print on full A4 size, it seems to ...
    Kong, Chuang FongKong, Chuang Fong
    Jun 7, 2000 at 10:37 pm
    Jun 8, 2000 at 7:30 am
  • Hi everyone, I know this was discussed a while back but I don't remember. How can I show, print or plot formatted dates on the axis of a graphic window? Something like "Jun-07" In case it helps I'm ...
    Yves GauvreauYves Gauvreau
    Jun 7, 2000 at 11:39 am
    Jun 8, 2000 at 4:06 am
  • Hi all, is there any R function that loads a bmp file, or any other format, and converts its grid of pixels into a matrix or data frame? Thanks in advance. An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL ...
    Manuel Castejon LimasManuel Castejon Limas
    Jun 28, 2000 at 12:01 am
    Jun 29, 2000 at 2:16 pm
  • Another question "graphapp.h" in R1.1 defines number of plotting function. is there an example of how to use them? Thank. --------------------------- Vadim Kutsyy vadim at ...
    Vadim KutsyyVadim Kutsyy
    Jun 26, 2000 at 11:38 pm
    Jun 28, 2000 at 5:45 pm
  • Hi there, I've just downloaded R 1.1.0 for Windows 98. I don't know if some weird problem occurred in the installation or it is some bug in the GUI version, but somehow the "up-arrow" key does not ...
    Ko-Kang WangKo-Kang Wang
    Jun 17, 2000 at 8:34 pm
    Jun 19, 2000 at 9:34 am
  • Dear list, according to the documentation of acf{ts} "the partial correlation coefficient is estimated by fitting autoregressive models of successively higher orders up to lag.max. " However, R seems ...
    Christian KleiberChristian Kleiber
    Jun 20, 2000 at 1:30 pm
    Jun 26, 2000 at 2:36 pm
  • Hi all, I am a beginner to R, so you have a right to dislike me. I have loaded up a data matrix (664 * 28) into the R environment and wish to have a pre-written program (MAXCOV-HITMAX) analyse the ...
    Gilles GignacGilles Gignac
    Jun 24, 2000 at 3:17 pm
    Jun 25, 2000 at 7:29 am
  • Hello List, Knowing I would eventually need to ask for help on the list, I've held off my thanks and congratulations on the 1.+ releases of R. I am amazed at the dedication of the R-core team, and do ...
    Jim Robison-CoxJim Robison-Cox
    Jun 19, 2000 at 11:04 pm
    Jun 23, 2000 at 10:53 am
  • Hi, Is there a way to find out if a function was called with an output argument? Or to prevent the printing of large amount of data if the function was called without output argument? Thanks YG An ...
    Yves GauvreauYves Gauvreau
    Jun 8, 2000 at 11:47 pm
    Jun 10, 2000 at 3:23 am
  • Dear all, Me and the Garbage Collector doesn't understand each other... I'm on R-1.0.1 (I have requested an upgrade to the right local people), an osf1 system with an alphaev6 CPU. I have fair ...
    Kjetil KjernsmoKjetil Kjernsmo
    Jun 24, 2000 at 3:20 pm
    Jul 14, 2000 at 8:05 pm
  • I am using R to create colour plots as bitmap files. I have created a palette of 256 colours that I want to use, but the resultant output files contain only 12 colours used in dither patterns. The ...
    Clive JenkinsClive Jenkins
    Jun 28, 2000 at 11:30 pm
    Jun 30, 2000 at 9:38 am
  • I like to have a continuously running R process, which can receive a dataframe from a client (over TCP/IP), does some processing, and sends some data back. What is the prefered way to do this? Using ...
    Jens Oehlschlägel-AkiyoshiJens Oehlschlägel-Akiyoshi
    Jun 27, 2000 at 12:49 pm
    Jun 27, 2000 at 7:02 pm
  • Hi, Say I have this vector x <- sort(rnorm(n)). I'd like to know if there is a nice way to find out the index of the nearest x to say 1.5? Thanks YG An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL ...
    Yves GauvreauYves Gauvreau
    Jun 25, 2000 at 11:47 pm
    Jun 26, 2000 at 11:03 am
  • Hi there, I want to install locfit in R for Windows NT. I have recently downloaded the file from but it doesn't include any ...
    Oscar E. GaggiottiOscar E. Gaggiotti
    Jun 2, 2000 at 10:44 am
    Jun 2, 2000 at 9:02 pm
  • Hi, I have recently began using R as a replacement package for S-plus. My first impressions are that it a very powerful statistical tool. I have a quick question on using batch jobs in R: In S-plus, ...
    Margaret RiordanMargaret Riordan
    Jun 30, 2000 at 11:42 am
    Jun 30, 2000 at 12:35 pm
  • Hello everyone, I had a few questions that I have not been able to figure out despite a lot of reading. 1) Adding a title to a multiplot figure: If I plot multiple plots with how do I add an overall ...
    Adrian Vance CusterAdrian Vance Custer
    Jun 29, 2000 at 3:44 am
    Jun 29, 2000 at 3:44 am
  • Hello: This is a simple, I hope, question about the first example in section 3.6.4 of the manual, "Writing R extensions." I'm using R 1.1.0, and below I list some easy code that I got from section ...
    Richards, TomRichards, Tom
    Jun 26, 2000 at 10:37 pm
    Jun 28, 2000 at 11:31 am
  • I think I have a data.frame called "statlab". [1] TRUE and I can perform summary, dim, ... but when I try Error in attach(statlab) : attach only works for lists and data frames I am using platform ...
    R.E. DarnellR.E. Darnell
    Jun 26, 2000 at 11:03 am
    Jun 26, 2000 at 2:14 pm
  • Hi, I'm running R 1.1.0 for Windows NT on a Dell Latitude laptop with 128 MB of RAM. In the previous version of R (1010) there was the ctest library and a few other functions to do a variety of ...
    Jun 26, 2000 at 1:24 am
    Jun 26, 2000 at 7:27 am
  • I tried to save a graphic in a file in the Postscript format but it didn't work (command: postscript(file="blabla",..). Does anybody know how to do that. marco Get Your Private, Free E-mail from MSN ...
    Kienzle marcoKienzle marco
    Jun 22, 2000 at 7:13 pm
    Jun 22, 2000 at 8:43 pm
  • I just compiled R-1.1.0 on two systems, redhat 5.2 (sparse) and suse 6.3 (loaded) . On redhad I got x11 support yes on suse I got x11support no. I cannot figure out the difference ./configure gives ...
    Helgi TomassonHelgi Tomasson
    Jun 21, 2000 at 4:51 pm
    Jun 22, 2000 at 8:05 pm
  • hi, i grabbed then ran [root at machine jon]# rpm -ivh R-base-1.1.0-2.i386.rpm R-base and got ...
    Jon McAuliffeJon McAuliffe
    Jun 22, 2000 at 6:32 pm
    Jun 22, 2000 at 6:50 pm
  • Dear R-users, is there any object-type or routine/function in R which can handle unequally spaced time-series data? I know that there is the library OSWALD for S-Plus, which is able to do so, but I ...
    Ingo RoederIngo Roeder
    Jun 20, 2000 at 5:25 pm
    Jun 22, 2000 at 11:34 am
  • Hello, Is there any way we convert SAS dataset into R dataset? Kindest Regards, Peppy Adi-Purnomo ------ Peppy Adi-Purnomo Energy Market Analyst Energy Link Ltd Dunedin - New Zealand Ph.: +64 3 479 ...
    Jun 21, 2000 at 10:15 pm
    Jun 22, 2000 at 7:49 am
  • why does teh following code not work? a<-rnorm(50) dim(a)<-c(10,5) mycov<-function(mat,i,j){ sum((mat[,i]-mean(mat[,i]))*(mat[,j]-mean(mat[,j]))) } covmat<-function(X){ ...
    Erich NeuwirthErich Neuwirth
    Jun 19, 2000 at 4:40 pm
    Jun 20, 2000 at 5:57 pm
  • Dear R user, I used from the library MASS the dataset cpus and the skript plot.tree.sequence.R, which are included in the tree package: as.double(w), : C/Fortran function name not in load table I do ...
    Fabio ValeriFabio Valeri
    Jun 15, 2000 at 10:43 am
    Jun 15, 2000 at 5:20 pm
  • Sorry for the repetition, unless I've got bad deja vu this questions been asked before but I couldn't turn up an answer on CRAN. Is there already any code in existence for local dependence measures ...
    Hewson, PaulHewson, Paul
    Jun 29, 2000 at 10:00 am
    Jun 29, 2000 at 10:22 am
  • I got a lot of answers to the questions I posted; thank you very much to all who responed. Since the two questions are different, I include here answers to both, starting with the second question ...
    Ramon Diaz-UriarteRamon Diaz-Uriarte
    Jun 24, 2000 at 10:13 am
    Jun 29, 2000 at 7:20 am
  • When trying to build R-1.1.0, the configure script reported no Fortran compiler, even though '/usr/bin/f2c' was present, and R-1.0.1 had found and successfully used this. I traced this to an apparent ...
    Jim LemonJim Lemon
    Jun 28, 2000 at 1:26 am
    Jun 28, 2000 at 10:08 am
  • Hello. I am porting Splus library to R, which use S "graphics.h" and "device.h", the library makes a number of high resolution plots using these. Does anyone have an experience with similar porting? ...
    Vadim KutsyyVadim Kutsyy
    Jun 21, 2000 at 3:29 pm
    Jun 27, 2000 at 1:46 am
  • I'm using R version 1.1.0 with Redhat 6.2 in a Dual-Pentium When I type postscript() I have the next error: -- Error in old$command == "default" : comparison (1) is possible only for vector types I ...
    Alvaro ColinaAlvaro Colina
    Jun 26, 2000 at 3:48 pm
    Jun 26, 2000 at 5:49 pm
  • I discovered a little problem when using the Windows NT release of R 1.0.1, and it's still there in R 1.1.0. The boiled down version is this: I want to draw the following plot and put it into a ...
    Jun 22, 2000 at 12:04 pm
    Jun 23, 2000 at 9:30 am
  • Prof Brian D Ripley was the only one how responded (thanks) to the original posting. His suggestion works perfectly for me, and his respond follows: ############################ Try system("sleep 5") ...
    Gardar JohannessonGardar Johannesson
    Jun 22, 2000 at 9:47 pm
    Jun 23, 2000 at 5:40 am
  • Hi all, I am trying to change data type in the Data Editor but when I do, all numbers in the column changes to NA and back in the Console I get the warning message "NAs introduced by coercion" ...
    Tord SnallTord Snall
    Jun 22, 2000 at 6:25 pm
    Jun 22, 2000 at 8:57 pm
  • Is there an online archive of r-help that shows recent postings? The one I saw on CRAN posted monthly collections, the last one at the end of May. The reason I ask is that I want to re-read that ...
    Duncan MurdochDuncan Murdoch
    Jun 22, 2000 at 12:12 am
    Jun 22, 2000 at 6:32 am
  • Greetings everyone, I'll appreciate any help to understand the problem I'm having with 'expression' when I use it to label the x-axis of a plot. I get the same behaviour under Windows NT4 SP6, and ...
    Ernesto BarriosErnesto Barrios
    Jun 20, 2000 at 5:13 pm
    Jun 20, 2000 at 6:07 pm
  • Howdy! Has anybody successfully installed R under OpenBSD? I just tried to install the latest R-release under OpenBSD 2.7 and got the following errors in the make step: pnorm.c:62 'ML_ERR_return_NAN' ...
    Ragnar BeerRagnar Beer
    Jun 16, 2000 at 9:05 am
    Jun 20, 2000 at 8:39 am
  • Hi, I have some S functions plus Fortran routines that I want to use in R. They work in S, but when I try to use "dyn.load" to link fortran codes in R , I get the following error. thanks, reza (I am ...
    Reza shahidzadeh mahaniReza shahidzadeh mahani
    Jun 19, 2000 at 2:00 am
    Jun 19, 2000 at 6:44 am
  • Dear All, The help for prcomp, under "Value" says: sdev: the standard deviation of the principal components (i.e., the eigenvalues of the cov matrix, though the calculation is actually done with the ...
    Ramon Diaz-UriarteRamon Diaz-Uriarte
    Jun 15, 2000 at 5:00 pm
    Jun 16, 2000 at 6:40 am
  • Hi, I was just browsing Springer's web site for Venebles & Ripley's book and found more then one edition. Is there one that is preferable to get in the context of working with R? Thanks YG ...
    Yves GauvreauYves Gauvreau
    Jun 15, 2000 at 3:23 pm
    Jun 15, 2000 at 5:28 pm
  • Dear R-List, I have a dataframe X containing factor f and numeric variable x1, x2, ... I want to create a new dataframe (or possibly a matrix) that gives statistics (e.g. sum) for the variables x1, ...
    Wolfgang KollerWolfgang Koller
    Jun 15, 2000 at 11:36 am
    Jun 15, 2000 at 12:31 pm
  • Hello, w is a matrix of responses to categorical variables. So for example, let the first column of w be a dichotomous variable taking values 1 or 2. I then have an array, arr, which has the number ...
    Brian P. FlahertyBrian P. Flaherty
    Jun 15, 2000 at 4:17 am
    Jun 15, 2000 at 11:52 am
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