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  • After searching in R- Introduction, FAQ, help... I don't understand this: I write a function in a file (.R): tt <- function(mc) { date() mc<-read.csv2("machines.txt",na.strings="") date() } I source ...
    Charles RAUXCharles RAUX
    Aug 14, 2000 at 10:25 am
    Oct 8, 2000 at 5:17 am
  • Seems like a very odd setup but it does seem as though the code would do what you wanted. Also seems as though you could do some combinatorics to get the answer much more efficiently if you wanted to ...
    BenBen
    Aug 30, 2000 at 7:38 pm
    Aug 31, 2000 at 10:31 am
  • Dear R People: I have the source for R version 1.1.1 on a UNIX system alpha-dec-osf4. The ./configure works fine. When I do the make, it works fine until it tries to build the package tcklc. I get an ...
    Erin HodgessErin Hodgess
    Aug 31, 2000 at 9:52 pm
    Sep 6, 2000 at 12:30 pm
  • When I saw "SciGraphica": http://magnet.fsu.edu/~feiguin/scigraphica/screenshots.html I wished it could be a GUI frontend for R on Unix. -- Paul E. Johnson email: pauljohn at ukans.edu Dept. of ...
    Paul E JohnsonPaul E Johnson
    Aug 31, 2000 at 5:25 am
    Sep 1, 2000 at 3:53 pm
  • Hi, Is there a way to apply a function to rows or columns of a matrix? Now I use apply(as.matrix(1:nrow(m), 1, function(x) mean(m[x,])) which works fine but kind of slow on large matrix. I'm sure ...
    Yves GauvreauYves Gauvreau
    Aug 24, 2000 at 2:13 pm
    Aug 25, 2000 at 6:23 pm
  • Colors are real nice, but the publication I'm preparing these barplots for permits only black and white. The Splus plot options ``dbangle'' (or plain ``angle'') and ``density'' (as on p. 65 of MASS ...
    S-LuppescuS-Luppescu
    Aug 4, 2000 at 4:06 pm
    Aug 8, 2000 at 12:31 pm
  • Hi everyone I'm trying to use sigma2.mat<-apply(ri.mat,2,'-n/2*log(sum(ri.mat^2)/n)') but it's not working. Is it wrong to use that kind of FUN in apply ? or am I doing something wrong ?! Thank's ...
    José Ernesto JardimJosé Ernesto Jardim
    Aug 4, 2000 at 11:18 am
    Aug 7, 2000 at 8:50 am
  • hi R-help! I would like to know a simple and easy way (if posible) to do the following data manipulation. I have a matrix of experimental data (with replicae in time) times expval 1 0 1 2 0 1 3 10 2 ...
    Jesus Maria Frias CelayetaJesus Maria Frias Celayeta
    Aug 10, 2000 at 10:33 pm
    Sep 5, 2000 at 11:27 am
  • A disturbing behaviour of R: an import of data using RODBC library (Windows 98, R 1.1.1) recognizes accented characters in variables names but these can't be manipulated further. See below: Mortalit? ...
    Charles RAUXCharles RAUX
    Aug 28, 2000 at 11:16 am
    Aug 29, 2000 at 1:43 pm
  • I am trying to print a graph This leads to a windows print dialog box- that diappears when i hit print. subquently i find a "GraphAppJob" of zero size in the print queue- this just sits until I enter ...
    Dominic_BarracloughDominic_Barraclough
    Aug 28, 2000 at 4:58 pm
    Aug 29, 2000 at 6:17 am
  • Using R-1.1.1 on RedHatLinux 6.2. I've made some progress, succeeded in outputting bitmap, jpeg, and png files. Yipee. I did them with this command: Now here are the things I don't understand about ...
    Paul E JohnsonPaul E Johnson
    Aug 17, 2000 at 7:14 am
    Aug 20, 2000 at 9:30 pm
  • Sorry, but I lost this thread, so I sending this as a new message. This is really a follow-up to a post from a couple days ago saying that fisher.test from the ctest library crashed on the following ...
    Andy JaworskiAndy Jaworski
    Aug 25, 2000 at 9:10 pm
    Aug 28, 2000 at 3:37 pm
  • Hi I have a matrix (4 x 950) and I want to remove 3 rows, where the values from the first column are 713, 714 and 715. I can select the rows, one by one, with mat[mat$first=q3,] mat[mat$first=q4,] ...
    José Ernesto JardimJosé Ernesto Jardim
    Aug 21, 2000 at 2:18 pm
    Aug 22, 2000 at 9:52 am
  • I've just installed R 1.1.0 under Windows 2000 in a Pentium Mobile III 600MHh. Everything seems to work fine except Rterm. Rterm runs but only accepts one command, it doesn't return the R promt. This ...
    UseUse
    Aug 7, 2000 at 10:06 pm
    Aug 9, 2000 at 5:53 am
  • Hi, I need some help installing R - I have Windows - i have downloaded rwinst.exe, a zip file and R-110tgz. Can you advise me what I need to do next. thanks An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL ...
    Sarah InglisSarah Inglis
    Aug 15, 2000 at 8:41 am
    Aug 15, 2000 at 12:18 pm
  • Hello R and tcltk users... I'm running into difficulties applying the tkmenubutton() and tklistbox() functions, found in the tcltk package, to a simple gui. My search for R code which utilizes these ...
    Jason FisherJason Fisher
    Aug 9, 2000 at 10:04 pm
    Aug 10, 2000 at 2:07 pm
  • Dear all, is there an easy way to know at which position in the source code browser() (or stop()) was called? This seems to be important for me when I try to debug a program (e.g. using ...
    Marcus EgerMarcus Eger
    Aug 31, 2000 at 3:01 pm
    Sep 2, 2000 at 9:36 am
  • howdy gurus, I was wondering if someone could help me with what looks like a simple problem. I found this great function called "get" which allows me to work out my object name at run time ...
    Strumila, JohnStrumila, John
    Aug 31, 2000 at 11:03 pm
    Sep 1, 2000 at 3:26 pm
  • I use hierclust (hierarchical clustering) in multiv package. In the documentation it is said that plclust (plotting a dendrogram) is available in S-plus. Can I find it anywhere (I have searched ...
    Charles RauxCharles Raux
    Aug 31, 2000 at 9:18 am
    Aug 31, 2000 at 4:50 pm
  • how can I import/export data from ms excel? also is there a way to import/export data of the hdf format? is there a way to import/export hdf format for ms excel as well? thank you very much in ...
    Jun SungJun Sung
    Aug 31, 2000 at 7:09 am
    Aug 31, 2000 at 2:12 pm
  • i want to replace certain values of a matrix. i know how to replace them when the values are in a vector. i tried the same way for a matrix and got this answer: la[la==0]<-1 Error in ...
    Pesl ThomasPesl Thomas
    Aug 29, 2000 at 12:01 pm
    Aug 29, 2000 at 2:28 pm
  • In my research area, researchers are very stingy about sharing data. In fact, they are frequently downright secretive about these morsels. Typically, we get fed a diet of summary statistics and the ...
    Marc R. FeldesmanMarc R. Feldesman
    Aug 26, 2000 at 6:08 pm
    Aug 27, 2000 at 6:00 am
  • Dear members, I have spent some time to make clear how I could write R programs from within EMACS using the ESS package, under Win98. Unfortunately, I have found this not quite clear for Windows 98 ...
    Yvonnick NoëlYvonnick Noël
    Aug 16, 2000 at 10:34 am
    Aug 18, 2000 at 6:16 pm
  • I need to write a nonhierarchical clustering routine and I'm studying the way hclust (in the mva library) is built in R to see how things are done and what I can modify. I ran f2c on the hclust.f ...
    Paul E JohnsonPaul E Johnson
    Aug 28, 2000 at 1:31 pm
    Aug 29, 2000 at 10:40 am
  • Dear All, We encountered an unexpected crash with R under Windows when running fisher.test(). We had this problem only under this OS and only with the following data: [,1] [,2] [1,] 2 1 [2,] 2 1 [3,] ...
    Emmanuel ParadisEmmanuel Paradis
    Aug 24, 2000 at 3:03 pm
    Aug 25, 2000 at 6:47 am
  • Colleagues, I'm developing a library of functions for community ecology analyses and have a couple of questions that I've not been able to answer via faqs or docs. 1) Are there existing functions ...
    Michael CamannMichael Camann
    Aug 22, 2000 at 6:03 am
    Aug 23, 2000 at 6:20 am
  • Dear all, may be somebody have ideas to my following problem: I have to multiplicate each element of a vector with his position in the sorted vector. This isn't a problem ;-) But now i have a ...
    Jan GoebelJan Goebel
    Aug 21, 2000 at 9:59 am
    Aug 21, 2000 at 4:02 pm
  • You absolutely want to use EPSF or instead of PS for any graphic that you are going to paste into another document. That's the whole point. Raw PostScript is write-only and really only usable for ...
    Joel WestJoel West
    Aug 19, 2000 at 7:24 pm
    Aug 20, 2000 at 10:49 am
  • Hi Where can I find information about the cook's distance that appears in the plot(lm.object) function ? Thanks ernesto A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: ernesto.vcf Type: text/x-vcard ...
    José Ernesto JardimJosé Ernesto Jardim
    Aug 18, 2000 at 11:26 am
    Aug 18, 2000 at 11:34 pm
  • Dear all, Is there any function for calculating confidence limits for coefficients in an lm() object? I know of the confint() function in the MASS library working very well on my binomial GLMs and I ...
    Snall, TordSnall, Tord
    Aug 14, 2000 at 6:20 pm
    Aug 17, 2000 at 1:18 pm
  • Has anyone succeeded in compiling R on HP-UX? I'm trying to compile R version 1.1.0 on a HP-UX 10.20 machine. I run into the following problems: I got a compile error on src/unix/X11/rbitmap.c which ...
    Peter KleiwegPeter Kleiweg
    Aug 15, 2000 at 7:43 pm
    Aug 16, 2000 at 11:57 am
  • Hello, I am wanting to download the recent R update off the web. May I assume confidently that R package from the website is virus free? I apologise if this is a very silly question, I just need to ...
    Peppy Adi PurnomoPeppy Adi Purnomo
    Aug 16, 2000 at 3:51 am
    Aug 16, 2000 at 11:47 am
  • Hi all, I have just got going with R and think it is really nice however, as far as I can see, it can't do what I got it for: I have some output from a computer simulation of mutating genes ...
    Phil RhoadesPhil Rhoades
    Aug 13, 2000 at 7:23 pm
    Aug 14, 2000 at 6:21 am
  • Hello, R-users! When I load the sgeostat library I obtain some warnings messages. What kind of problem will I expect to have with these messages? Loading required package: mva Loading required ...
    Kenneth CabreraKenneth Cabrera
    Aug 11, 2000 at 3:28 am
    Aug 11, 2000 at 11:35 am
  • Having loaded R for windows, I cannot run fnctions that aren't in the base folder. Typing searchpaths() tells me that only the base folder is in the search path. How can the path be modified to ...
    Ely RabinEly Rabin
    Aug 4, 2000 at 8:32 pm
    Aug 4, 2000 at 8:57 pm
  • hi, I've noticed a small problem trying to include postscript plots generated by R into a latex document. Specifically, the latex package graphicsx allow you to specify the bounding box of the ...
    Stephen EglenStephen Eglen
    Aug 1, 2000 at 12:58 pm
    Aug 1, 2000 at 4:12 pm
  • I am having some trouble with installing R 1.1.1 When I run ./configure --PREFIX=/usr/local/R-1.1.1 --with-g77 I get the following error: checking whether g77 and gcc agree on int and double.. ...
    Carl CarpenterCarl Carpenter
    Aug 31, 2000 at 6:54 pm
    Aug 31, 2000 at 8:47 pm
  • Dear all, usually I work under linux, but I tried to install R-1.1.1 on our alpha's which worked well. However, installation of the locfit package produced the following warning ...
    Marcus EgerMarcus Eger
    Aug 31, 2000 at 1:39 pm
    Aug 31, 2000 at 4:24 pm
  • _Only_? _Only_? What do you mean with "only"? Oh, man .... Come and see. :-) (Sorry, but I could'nt resist.) Detlef -- Detlef Steuer Universitaet Dortmund /////// LS Computergestuetzte Statistik U N ...
    Dipl.-Stat. Detlef SteuerDipl.-Stat. Detlef Steuer
    Aug 31, 2000 at 12:57 pm
    Aug 31, 2000 at 12:57 pm
  • Rers, I have been using the function 'by' in such a manner: by(LogMetric, list(Loci.Number=Loci.Number, Code.Flag=Code.Flag), plot) with par(mfrow=c(5,3)) to produce a single R Graphics: Device with ...
    Steve ArthurSteve Arthur
    Aug 30, 2000 at 1:20 am
    Aug 30, 2000 at 9:43 am
  • Hi, I compiled R-1.1.1 in 2 machines -- one running SuSE 6.3 and the other 6.4. If I do: the graphics window pops up in 6.3, but not in 6.4 Also, doing x11() is of no help, it merely replicates the ...
    Alvaro A. NovoAlvaro A. Novo
    Aug 29, 2000 at 5:50 am
    Aug 29, 2000 at 9:43 pm
  • I'm putting a title over different plots, where 'that' varies. How do I make the value appear? Example: that <- 1 plot(1:10) title(expression(paste(hat(theta),'= ',that))) Yudi Pawitan yudi at ...
    Yudi PawitanYudi Pawitan
    Aug 29, 2000 at 10:36 am
    Aug 29, 2000 at 12:59 pm
  • Hello, I checked mail list archives and this topic came up before in March '99 (about ability of R to multithread). At that time rossini at biostat.washington.edu (Tom Rossini) suggested to check his ...
    VladVlad
    Aug 28, 2000 at 4:25 pm
    Aug 28, 2000 at 4:25 pm
  • For those new to this list, I point out that Yuelin Li and I have drafted an introduction to R for psychology, trying to emphasize the things the psychologists usually do. It is at ...
    Jonathan BaronJonathan Baron
    Aug 26, 2000 at 3:51 pm
    Aug 26, 2000 at 11:39 pm
  • Hi, I compiled R 1.1.0 source on SUN Sparc solaric 2.5.1, using gcc 2.95.2. I need to use R to publish graphics to the web, the NEWS in this version said that there is a new png() device on X11() ...
    Li DongfengLi Dongfeng
    Aug 23, 2000 at 1:32 am
    Aug 23, 2000 at 11:13 pm
  • Is there a way to pass command line arguments to R for use in BATCH mode or something similar? -- -Alex Morgan Homepage: http//pubpages.unh.edu/~amorgan AIM login: HomeySage "Anyway, no drug, not ...
    Alex MorganAlex Morgan
    Aug 22, 2000 at 8:01 pm
    Aug 23, 2000 at 5:00 pm
  • A colleague is using Watcom F77 version 11 in Windows NT, and wants to create DLLs callable from R. (He was previously able to do external calls from S-PLUS). Does anyone know what magic is necessary ...
    Duncan MurdochDuncan Murdoch
    Aug 22, 2000 at 3:18 pm
    Aug 23, 2000 at 7:46 am
  • Hello. I have another rect question. If I want to make a lot of rectangular, without borders, and without any spaces between them, how could I do it? I.e. will produce two rectangular, but there is ...
    Vadim KutsyyVadim Kutsyy
    Aug 21, 2000 at 9:14 pm
    Aug 22, 2000 at 4:08 am
  • When I try e.g. help(as.symbol, chmhelp = TRUE) I get an error message in the help viewer (translated to english: "The page cannot be shown"). This happens for all aliased topics (i.e. aliased in the ...
    Uwe LiggesUwe Ligges
    Aug 20, 2000 at 4:20 pm
    Aug 20, 2000 at 5:18 pm
  • I am trying to install R on a unix workstation (Sun-SPARC) but I am not sure which of the binaries to use. The only binaries available are for linux, nextstep, osf, and windows. Which one of them ...
    KooreshKooresh
    Aug 17, 2000 at 6:51 pm
    Aug 17, 2000 at 7:50 pm
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