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  • After the discussions about appropriate editors under Windows to use with R, I have managed to install Emacs, XEmacs, and ESS under WinNT 4.0, and these work fine. It's not necessary to compile ...
    Emmanuel ParadisEmmanuel Paradis
    Mar 3, 2001 at 8:50 pm
    Mar 20, 2001 at 9:50 am
  • Dear R-Developers and -Community, after compiling and installing R 1.2.2., I started 'demo(graphics)' for a test, and got: 'Error in rnorm(0): .Random.seed(0) is not a Normal type' Obviously ...
    Hartmut OldenbuergerHartmut Oldenbuerger
    Mar 4, 2001 at 9:06 pm
    Mar 6, 2001 at 12:08 pm
  • hi, all. I use R on a unix (linux) box and am quite happy with it. However, sometimes I need to create a graph that needs to be used with Microsoft Word or Powerpoint (ug). I can create a png or jpeg ...
    Greg TraftonGreg Trafton
    Mar 30, 2001 at 2:49 pm
    Apr 2, 2001 at 11:00 am
  • I use AfterStep on Linux. I made an R.xpm file (attached) and put this icon in the "wharf". To invoke R I click on the R icon. I did not find an offical R.xpm, and so I am submitting this one for ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Mar 7, 2001 at 8:51 am
    Mar 29, 2001 at 4:37 pm
  • platform i686-pc-linux-gnu arch i686 os linux-gnu system i686, linux-gnu status major 1 minor 2.1 year 2001 month 01 day 15 language R For years, I used a function in Splus to give me more ...
    Patrick ConnollyPatrick Connolly
    Mar 22, 2001 at 2:23 am
    Mar 27, 2001 at 7:01 am
  • Hello r-help, why call: #---------- outer(1:1000, 1:2, function(r,c) ifelse(m[r,c]<=0,.0001,m[r,c]) ) #---------- for matrix m with only 1000 rows and 2 columns forces my PC to use more than 250Mb(!) ...
    News_vkhamenyaNews_vkhamenya
    Mar 22, 2001 at 8:30 am
    Mar 23, 2001 at 9:43 am
  • Dear all, I would like to standardise my data. Here is an exemple for two columns: (onorm$on2-mean(onorm$on2))/stdev(onorm$on2)) I would be happy however not having got to do this coulumnwise since I ...
    Tord SnallTord Snall
    Mar 2, 2001 at 12:49 pm
    Mar 2, 2001 at 3:44 pm
  • Dear R listers -- The program below does the following tasks: 1. It creates a file (wintemp4) that is a subset of alldata4 consisting of "winner" records in 50 industry groups (about 5400 obs); 2. It ...
    David BeedeDavid Beede
    Mar 28, 2001 at 5:43 pm
    Mar 29, 2001 at 5:21 pm
  • Hi, I have recently installed R-1.2.2 for windows (16MB RAM, P-166) and I getting the following message after processing my data (6 variables and 1200 observations): Then, the program close. With the ...
    Antonio Rodríguez VerdugoAntonio Rodríguez Verdugo
    Mar 21, 2001 at 8:59 pm
    Mar 23, 2001 at 2:28 pm
  • Dear People, I want to run gcc with optimisation turned on (-O2), and with -Wall (all warnings) enabled, when using R CMD SHLIB. When I do make, which is R CMD SHLIB -Wall -O2 cftp.c mcmc.c ...
    Faheem MithaFaheem Mitha
    Mar 13, 2001 at 9:15 pm
    Oct 9, 2001 at 8:03 pm
  • I would like a function that return the X,Y position of the mouse cursor whenever it is called PERIOD, i.e., without the button presses of locator() or identify(). E.G., [1] 123 34 # X and Y ...
    Derek N EderDerek N Eder
    Mar 28, 2001 at 10:31 am
    Mar 28, 2001 at 10:31 am
  • Is there a way to read a (for example) postscript (or tiff, jpg, whatever) file into R and plot it using the R fundamentals? I want to incorporate a drawing in an R plot and I can't see a way of ...
    J LogsdonJ Logsdon
    Mar 16, 2001 at 12:40 pm
    Mar 21, 2001 at 9:12 am
  • Hello, I would like to remove some files which have the extension .test for example (data1.test, data2.test ....). Is there another solution to remove them instead of doing it one by one ? Thanks for ...
    Stephanie LangevinStephanie Langevin
    Mar 7, 2001 at 12:18 pm
    Mar 7, 2001 at 5:08 pm
  • Does anyone have experience importing image files into R? I would like to be able to import such files, use R to analyze and compare and perhaps export again a modified file which can be displayed by ...
    LhomerLhomer
    Mar 3, 2001 at 3:12 pm
    Mar 4, 2001 at 8:37 pm
  • Dear R People: How do I change the size of the chart, please? I tried changing the mar option in par, but that didn't do it. I'd like to have a larger chart. Thanks in advance. R 1.1.1 on Windows (I ...
    Erin HodgessErin Hodgess
    Mar 29, 2001 at 11:28 pm
    Apr 6, 2001 at 12:30 pm
  • I am looking for a package to generate points from a stable law, that is a heavy tailed distribution. Splus has such a package called rstab. ron shonkwiler ...
    Ron ShonkwilerRon Shonkwiler
    Mar 28, 2001 at 11:20 pm
    Apr 2, 2001 at 9:27 am
  • Howdy! I have a problem that's similar to one discussed earlier on the list: When not in xterm all the backspace and cursor-movements and stuff are working well. Only when I start R in an xterm ...
    Ragnar BeerRagnar Beer
    Mar 28, 2001 at 8:30 am
    Mar 28, 2001 at 3:32 pm
  • Hi R gurus, How do I generate a random sample with a given variance? Thanks!
    Pooh rondstrPooh rondstr
    Mar 26, 2001 at 7:29 pm
    Mar 28, 2001 at 8:08 am
  • Hi, I want to pick 3 "integer" random numbers from 1 to 10. How to do this? Thanks, Yu-Ling Wu
    Yu-Ling WuYu-Ling Wu
    Mar 21, 2001 at 1:15 am
    Mar 21, 2001 at 8:57 am
  • here is a script I use to make overlapping cut of my input "col.dat" file into a matrix: #---------------------------------- col2mat<-function(x, sampsz"0, qsamp 00) { m<-matrix(nr=qsamp, nc=sampsz) ...
    Valery A.KhamenyaValery A.Khamenya
    Mar 20, 2001 at 7:52 am
    Mar 21, 2001 at 7:21 am
  • I was wondering if anyone out there has created a series of images (e.g. jpegs) using R, then animated them on a web page. I have looked around a bit and it seems fairly complicated. One approach ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Mar 20, 2001 at 9:43 am
    Mar 20, 2001 at 4:43 pm
  • Dear people, I compiled a bit of C code into a shared library cftpR.so, and load it into R at runtime using This works fine, however when I put .First <- function() { ...
    Faheem MithaFaheem Mitha
    Mar 12, 2001 at 11:46 pm
    Mar 13, 2001 at 6:38 pm
  • hi- If I source the following for(k in seq(1:20)){ x<-runif(20000,min=-500,max 00) y<-runif(20000,min=-500,max%00) z<-runif(20000,min=-10,max) cat(k,"file",memory.size()) cc<-rainbow(11) ...
    Bob SandefurBob Sandefur
    Mar 12, 2001 at 4:55 pm
    Mar 13, 2001 at 7:46 am
  • Hello: I've recently started using R to process data in HDF5 format. My files come in 1.5MB chunks, but they can be as big as 50MB. The problem I am facing with R-1.2.2 is that when I try to load 50 ...
    Norberto Eiji NawaNorberto Eiji Nawa
    Mar 23, 2001 at 4:54 am
    Apr 10, 2001 at 4:01 pm
  • Dear R-list members, Cynthia M. Jones wrote a paper (Fitting growth curves to retrospective size-at-age data, Fisheries Research 46(2000):123-129; abstract at ...
    Antonio OlintoAntonio Olinto
    Mar 28, 2001 at 5:03 pm
    Mar 29, 2001 at 2:50 pm
  • I don't understand why nchar() gives different string lengths for vectors in a list than it does for vectors in a dataframe. Here's a snippet of code: [1] 1 1 1 1 Could someone explain how I can get ...
    David L. TabbDavid L. Tabb
    Mar 28, 2001 at 10:44 pm
    Mar 29, 2001 at 2:29 am
  • R-helpers: Is there a simple way to extract every nth element from a very long vector? [The vector I want to sample from is an object returned by lowess(). It is so long (11,628 pairs of elements) ...
    Barry CookeBarry Cooke
    Mar 28, 2001 at 3:10 pm
    Mar 28, 2001 at 4:22 pm
  • hello, I'd like tu superpose two graphics, I mean, be able to plot two functions on the same graphics .. Can someone help me ? Alvine Bissery ...
    BISSERY AlvineBISSERY Alvine
    Mar 27, 2001 at 8:03 am
    Mar 27, 2001 at 10:11 am
  • Greetings, I'm in the painful process of migrating from SAS to R. In the process I've discovered that there are some basic things that I am getting hung up on. The most basic is the simple recoding ...
    Patrick E. McKnightPatrick E. McKnight
    Mar 27, 2001 at 6:17 am
    Mar 27, 2001 at 9:17 am
  • Sorry about the lack of detail. I am running R v.1.2.2. I can recast my question (which I think I have partially answered) more succinctly as follows: 1. This seems to work (note that group takes ...
    David BeedeDavid Beede
    Mar 20, 2001 at 6:36 pm
    Mar 21, 2001 at 3:33 pm
  • I am a new user of R (1.2.2 on Alpha), but have been using S and then Splus heavily for about 10 years now. My problem is this. The data I analyze comprise large sets. Typically I am analyzing 5000 ...
    Steven BokerSteven Boker
    Mar 20, 2001 at 7:17 pm
    Mar 21, 2001 at 3:20 am
  • Hello. I try to create stat sever by IIS 4.0 + ASP + VBScript with R for Win on NT Sever 4.0 SP6a. However VBScript denied redirection input of R script. Do Rwin developers have a plan to add a ...
    Hisaji ONOHisaji ONO
    Mar 19, 2001 at 3:26 pm
    Mar 20, 2001 at 12:39 pm
  • ********************************************************** ** Dr. David Lucy ** ** Centre for Forensic Statistics and Legal Reasoning ** ** Department of Mathematics and Statistics ** ** The ...
    David LucyDavid Lucy
    Mar 19, 2001 at 6:04 pm
    Mar 20, 2001 at 10:34 am
  • Hi, I am almost new to R. Would any one show me (please include an example) how to clip a contour or image figure so that I only see the image or lines inside a selected area? Thank you very much Han ...
    Han LaiHan Lai
    Mar 16, 2001 at 7:20 pm
    Mar 20, 2001 at 8:50 am
  • Hello, I have a problem. I have to read a HUGE file which has to be line processed, so I would like to use scan like p <- scan(pfile,what=c(0,0,0,"",0,""),nlines=1) but it continues to read the first ...
    Heberto GhezzoHeberto Ghezzo
    Mar 14, 2001 at 8:43 pm
    Mar 19, 2001 at 1:57 pm
  • Hi, I have a data set look like this: ================================= Fruit Quty apple 20 banana 10 orange 17 apple 30 apple 15 orange 26 banana 15 .........and so on ......... ...
    Yu-Ling WuYu-Ling Wu
    Mar 14, 2001 at 11:10 pm
    Mar 15, 2001 at 12:52 pm
  • I am confused by the logic of renaming: # Rename individual list items? Empl<-list(employee="Anna",spouse="Fred") names(Empl)<-c("empl","spo") names(Empl) #[1] "empl" "spo" # worked like a charm.. ...
    Dieter MenneDieter Menne
    Mar 1, 2001 at 11:30 am
    Mar 1, 2001 at 1:24 pm
  • Hi, I have a set of script like this: ---------------------- summary(data) plot(time, users, type="o", xlab ="Time", ylab="Number of Users") ---------------------- I type "rterm --slave < script.r ...
    Yu-Ling WuYu-Ling Wu
    Mar 7, 2001 at 12:41 am
    Apr 2, 2001 at 9:15 am
  • I have some problems with the rtest.c example under gnuwin32\front-ends I am able to build it and it runs without problems. But when I give it a command that isn't defined it crashes. This only ...
    David MelchiorDavid Melchior
    Mar 30, 2001 at 9:36 pm
    Mar 31, 2001 at 6:44 pm
  • Hi everybody, How can get some information about error "step factor reduced below minimum" appeared after nls function. Thanks Regards N.VALIERE ************************************************ ...
    VALIERE NathanielVALIERE Nathaniel
    Mar 20, 2001 at 10:29 am
    Mar 29, 2001 at 11:58 am
  • The installation of R I'm using (R 1.2.0 on Redhat Linux (R-base-1.2.0-2.i386.rpm)) apparently expects to find tcl in ./share/tcl8.0, ./share/tcl8.0 or /usr/local/share/tcl8.0: Error in ...
    Bjørn-Helge MevikBjørn-Helge Mevik
    Mar 24, 2001 at 1:32 am
    Mar 25, 2001 at 4:52 pm
  • To reply to Yves Gauvreau question (Jan 24, 2001) about how to set values within function, it is possible to do without without using the "<<-" assignment operator or other nasty tricks. I had the ...
    Henrik BengtssonHenrik Bengtsson
    Mar 22, 2001 at 4:10 am
    Mar 23, 2001 at 11:26 am
  • Hello to all. My question is very simple... Let's say we have a data frame with three variables (columns): X, W and F. X is a numeric variable (e.g. like income) F is a factor (e.g. with 2 levels) ...
    Michal BojanowskiMichal Bojanowski
    Mar 22, 2001 at 2:36 pm
    Mar 22, 2001 at 4:42 pm
  • Is it expected behavior for gc() to return shrinking values as it gets called multiple times? Here's what I've got: used (Mb) gc trigger (Mb) Ncells 221754 6.0 467875 12.5 Vcells 3760209 28.7 ...
    Andrew PerrinAndrew Perrin
    Mar 13, 2001 at 2:39 am
    Mar 21, 2001 at 3:44 pm
  • Hi, Somehow I forgot how to do this... Say I have a command that produced a 28 x 28 data matrix. How can I output the matrix into a txt file (rather than copy/paste the matrix)? Thanks... Kevin ...
    Ko-KangKo-Kang
    Mar 21, 2001 at 9:34 am
    Mar 21, 2001 at 11:32 am
  • When I try to open a server socket on the system setup listed below, I get the following error: Error in make.socket(port = 8091, server = TRUE) : sockets are not available on this system I just ...
    Setzer WoodrowSetzer Woodrow
    Mar 20, 2001 at 2:57 pm
    Mar 20, 2001 at 5:12 pm
  • Hi, I've got a matrix of two columns, say: [,1] [,2] [1,] 1 2 [2,] 3 4 [3,] 5 6 [4,] 7 8 [5,] 9 10 [6,] 11 12 [7,] 13 14 [8,] 15 16 [9,] 17 18 [10,] 19 20 now I need those values from column #2 where ...
    Thomas BrunsThomas Bruns
    Mar 20, 2001 at 3:57 pm
    Mar 20, 2001 at 4:58 pm
  • Hi all, I've got at really basic Q for you all: How do I produce a 3D plot in R? Like the one in the screenshot on the R-project wab-page. What is the command? /Fredrik -- ...
    Fredrik KarlssonFredrik Karlsson
    Mar 19, 2001 at 3:13 pm
    Mar 19, 2001 at 4:43 pm
  • This seems to be a recurrent topic, but I don't remember hearing a definitive answer. I also apologies for cross-posting. Say I have a numerical response variable and a bunch of multi-level factors I ...
    Vadim OgranovichVadim Ogranovich
    Mar 12, 2001 at 10:38 pm
    Mar 16, 2001 at 11:24 pm
  • Dear r-plus users, i would like to use outer in the following case outer(x,y,FUN="fun") i suppose that my function fun is of the following form: fun<-function(x,y) { if(y x) return(x+y) if(y<=x) ...
    Olivier MartinOlivier Martin
    Mar 15, 2001 at 5:11 pm
    Mar 15, 2001 at 6:16 pm
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