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  • Unfortunately, I haven't found any way to select fixed-width fonts, so I convert the character vector into a matrix of individual characters so that they align properly. Its pretty horrid. I hope ...
    Warnes, Gregory RWarnes, Gregory R
    Dec 20, 2004 at 5:56 pm
    Dec 21, 2004 at 9:55 pm
  • I'm diverting to R-devel, where this is really more appropriate. RichOK In this discussion of seq(), can anyone explain to RichOK me _why_ seq(to=n) and seq(length=3) have different RichOK types? ...
    Martin MaechlerMartin Maechler
    Dec 10, 2004 at 9:32 am
    Dec 13, 2004 at 10:21 am
  • I am calling 'vmmin' several times from a C function (which is called via .C). It works very well, except for memory consumption. The cause is that vmmin allocates memory via R_alloc, and this memory ...
    Göran BroströmGöran Broström
    Dec 30, 2004 at 4:55 pm
    Jan 1, 2005 at 1:08 am
  • I noticed a shQuote fix for Windows in the svn logs. Just wanted to point out that this will favorably affect texi2dvi on Windows which previously used UNIX quoting and so generated an incorrect ...
    Gabor GrothendieckGabor Grothendieck
    Dec 29, 2004 at 7:15 pm
    Jan 3, 2005 at 5:13 pm
  • Full_Name: Elizabeth Purdom Version: 1.9.1 OS: Windows XP Submission from: (NULL) ( It would be nice if legend had the option of some default locations you could choose instead of ...
    Dec 2, 2004 at 7:59 pm
    Dec 6, 2004 at 7:14 pm
  • R-devel now has some improved versions of read.table and write.table. For a million-row data frame containing one number, one factor with few levels and one logical column, a 56Mb object. generating ...
    Prof Brian RipleyProf Brian Ripley
    Dec 26, 2004 at 11:03 am
    Dec 31, 2004 at 11:57 pm
  • Hi R-devel, I am facing a situation where the number of options I would like to propose to the user is somewhat big (and could easily increase more and more as I will code up a little more - even ...
    Eric LecoutreEric Lecoutre
    Dec 14, 2004 at 11:52 am
    Dec 14, 2004 at 4:35 pm
  • There is a recurring need for importing large csv files quickly. David Baird's dataload is a standalone program that will directly create .rda files from .csv (it also handles many other ...
    Frank E Harrell JrFrank E Harrell Jr
    Dec 23, 2004 at 2:57 pm
    Dec 23, 2004 at 11:57 pm
  • Hi all, A hopefully quick query. I was reading a posting over at gnomedesktop.org on the latest release of Gnumeric 1.4: http://gnomedesktop.org/node/2090 There is a mention there: Improved ...
    Marc SchwartzMarc Schwartz
    Dec 20, 2004 at 4:20 pm
    Dec 20, 2004 at 9:20 pm
  • Dear R Developers: I have been playing with R, release 2.0.1 for a week now and have detected that all stat functions related to distribution probabilities have the same problem: 1.- According to the ...
    Dec 14, 2004 at 12:27 pm
    Dec 15, 2004 at 1:21 pm
  • Hi, What is the reason for seq.Date to require the 'by' argument and not to default it to 1 in the example below? Error in seq.Date(from = as.Date("1996-01-01"), to = as.Date("1996-12-01")) : exactly ...
    Vadim OgranovichVadim Ogranovich
    Dec 3, 2004 at 8:28 pm
    Dec 4, 2004 at 3:50 am
  • Trying to build its_1.0.4 in a chroot environment to update the corresponding Debian package, I get * Installing *source* package 'its' ... ** R ** inst ** save image Loading required package: Hmisc ...
    Dirk EddelbuettelDirk Eddelbuettel
    Dec 15, 2004 at 5:17 am
    Dec 19, 2004 at 12:35 am
  • Dear r-devel list members, I'm moving this question to r-devel because it seems thornier than I originally thought. I've already mentioned (on r-help) that the approach that John Chambers suggested ...
    John FoxJohn Fox
    Dec 11, 2004 at 4:58 am
    Dec 11, 2004 at 7:56 pm
  • R Developers, 1000000000000000000 %% 11 [1] -32 I now understand that integers cannot be larger than .Machine$integer.max, but because the above produces a result than is patently wrong instead of an ...
    Robert McGeheeRobert McGehee
    Dec 9, 2004 at 8:28 am
    Dec 9, 2004 at 4:39 pm
  • There's an as.matrix() call in write.table that means the formatting of numeric columns changes depending on whether there are any non-numeric columns in the table or not. For example, "a","b" 1,1 ...
    Dec 4, 2004 at 1:55 am
    Dec 4, 2004 at 11:56 pm
  • Hello, I'm a admin over at Harvard University and I have quite a few users that use R predominately over VNC. In the past this has not been an issue, but after upgrading to R 2.0.0 they can no longer ...
    Bob KinneyBob Kinney
    Dec 2, 2004 at 4:06 pm
    Dec 2, 2004 at 4:47 pm
  • Hello, Is it intended that is.vector(...) and is(..., "vector") do not always give identical results? is.vector() works as documented ('is.vector' returns 'FALSE' if 'x' has any attributes except ...
    Matthias KohlMatthias Kohl
    Dec 30, 2004 at 11:09 am
    Dec 30, 2004 at 4:48 pm
  • Apologies in advance for the long post. I'm currently using a Makefile to build my shared library. Pursuant to the R-exts manual, I'd like to switch to a Makevars file or a configure file if ...
    Whit ArmstrongWhit Armstrong
    Dec 29, 2004 at 8:06 pm
    Dec 29, 2004 at 8:47 pm
  • I've been working on a package that requires a shared library to be loaded. I have used the NAMESPACE file to load the library according to ...
    Whit ArmstrongWhit Armstrong
    Dec 29, 2004 at 4:32 pm
    Dec 29, 2004 at 5:39 pm
  • This message is in MIME format. The first part should be readable text, while the remaining parts are likely unreadable without MIME-aware tools. ---1936847062-1954375969-1104189110=:161308 ...
    Dec 28, 2004 at 2:04 am
    Dec 28, 2004 at 11:31 pm
  • [MOVED TO R-DEVEL] Then this should have been posted to r-devel, not r-help, since you are using an unreleased version. Note importantly, the word "unstable" in the banner. It is there for a reason ...
    Marc SchwartzMarc Schwartz
    Dec 23, 2004 at 7:55 pm
    Dec 23, 2004 at 10:16 pm
  • Should the 'for' loop in the following example not return 3 rather than 2? The Language Manual says that it returns the result of the last evaluated statement and that would be the i before the ...
    Gabor GrothendieckGabor Grothendieck
    Dec 19, 2004 at 5:10 am
    Dec 19, 2004 at 2:26 pm
  • Dear R-devel list, This is to confirm Prof. Ripley's analysis of the read.xport issue. The section on missing data in TS140 is pertinent to numeric variables only. In SAS, character variables are of ...
    Werner EnglWerner Engl
    Dec 9, 2004 at 2:33 pm
    Dec 13, 2004 at 8:44 am
  • Full_Name: Elizabeth Purdom Version: 1.9.1 OS: Windows XP Submission from: (NULL) ( It would be nice if names(obj) would give slot names as well. Since for many people slots are new, ...
    Dec 9, 2004 at 7:28 pm
    Dec 10, 2004 at 5:49 pm
  • The link to "MacOS X check summary" on the page http://cran.r-project.org/src/contrib/PACKAGES.html is broken. Gordon ...
    Dec 5, 2004 at 9:22 am
    Dec 9, 2004 at 4:33 pm
  • Full_Name: Elizabeth Purdom Version: 1.9.1 OS: Windows XP Submission from: (NULL) ( It would be great if heatmap and/or image had the option of printing a legend bar on it somewhere ...
    Dec 4, 2004 at 12:52 am
    Dec 6, 2004 at 8:08 pm
  • Can someone verify whether or not this is a bug. When I substitute all occurrence of "\\B" with "X" R seems to correctly place an X at all non-word boundaries (whether or not I specify perl) but ...
    Gabor GrothendieckGabor Grothendieck
    Dec 2, 2004 at 3:05 am
    Dec 6, 2004 at 12:21 pm
  • This is now solved in R-devel: it runs in the slowest scenario below with a startup time of about 2.5secs and no appreciable delay when running. -- Brian D. Ripley, <span class="m_body_email_addr" ...
    Prof Brian RipleyProf Brian Ripley
    Dec 4, 2004 at 8:47 pm
    Dec 5, 2004 at 7:27 am
  • Hello! I was reading R-intro and I have some suggestions: R-intro.html#A-sample-session rm(fm, fm1, lrf, x, dummy) suggestion rm(fm, fm1, lrf, x, y, w, dummy) The next section will look at data from ...
    Gorjanc GregorGorjanc Gregor
    Dec 31, 2004 at 12:40 am
    Dec 31, 2004 at 10:01 pm
  • Hi Paul: I am from Brazil and was looking for help to solve a memory problem using R. I found your answer to Melinda on https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-devel/2003-July/027094.html. You say there ...
    Mariana MizutaniMariana Mizutani
    Dec 28, 2004 at 8:40 pm
    Dec 28, 2004 at 8:51 pm
  • The following gives an error message: library(tcltk) win <- list(env="A") tt <- tktoplevel() but <- tkbutton(tt, text="X", command=expression(tkdestroy(tt))) tkgrid(but) however, if one comments out ...
    Gabor GrothendieckGabor Grothendieck
    Dec 28, 2004 at 5:52 pm
    Dec 28, 2004 at 7:34 pm
  • While installing the windows miniR programm the setup wizard looks for the MINIR-1.bin, but the downloaded file is named MINIR_1.bin. In consequence installation aborts. The user can fix this bug by ...
    Dec 26, 2004 at 3:25 am
    Dec 26, 2004 at 9:17 am
  • Full_Name: ismaele ciani Version: R 2.0.1 OS: windows xp Submission from: (NULL) ( When creating the histogram, the first cell of the first column and row always renders a value twice ...
    Dec 23, 2004 at 7:54 pm
    Dec 23, 2004 at 8:01 pm
  • On trying with very smll test packages to try drilling down to som problems earlier reported in this list, I detected the following: R CMD check on a package with an R subdirectory empty, reports: * ...
    Kjetil Brinchmann HalvorsenKjetil Brinchmann Halvorsen
    Dec 23, 2004 at 2:16 pm
    Dec 23, 2004 at 3:14 pm
  • Hello, I'm trying to create a source package (on Win2k system). I followed the instructions from R-extns.pdf, installed ActivePerl and RTools with setting the DOS path to it. Then I did "Rcmd check" ...
    Teodor KrastevTeodor Krastev
    Dec 22, 2004 at 12:27 am
    Dec 22, 2004 at 1:51 am
  • Full_Name: Vincent Yau Version: 2.0.1 OS: Solaris SPARC 9 Submission from: (NULL) ( We have recently upgraded to using 64-bit R. Was trying to install a SOM library by using ...
    Dec 21, 2004 at 8:32 pm
    Dec 21, 2004 at 8:44 pm
  • Hi, There has been a continuous stream of development updates since R-2.0.1 and I'm wondering if it is anticipated that these will crystallise soon into R-2.0.2? Or is it likely that we must wait ...
    Ted HardingTed Harding
    Dec 21, 2004 at 12:17 pm
    Dec 21, 2004 at 1:51 pm
  • Full_Name: Stephen Harker Version: 2.0.1 OS: Linux ppc YDL 3.01 Submission from: (NULL) ( I have made R 2.0.1 using YellowDog Linux 3.0.1 (kernel 2.6.7) on a powerpc machine. This is ...
    Stephen HarkerStephen Harker
    Dec 21, 2004 at 4:02 am
    Dec 21, 2004 at 9:36 am
  • According to the following Windows package building info: http://www.murdoch-sutherland.com/Rtools/ fptex is easier to install with the R package building tools than MikTex. I have been using MikTex ...
    Gabor GrothendieckGabor Grothendieck
    Dec 20, 2004 at 6:48 pm
    Dec 20, 2004 at 7:13 pm
  • You asked the same question on the Bioconductor mailing list back in August. At that time, you suggested yourself a solution for how the adjusted p-values should be interpreted. I answered your query ...
    Gordon K SmythGordon K Smyth
    Dec 20, 2004 at 1:20 pm
    Dec 20, 2004 at 2:52 pm
  • I loaded the binary for R, and most things work fine. The plot command defaults to a postscript file. If I type X11(), I get a message the X11 failed to load. However if I type ...
    Dec 17, 2004 at 5:00 pm
    Dec 17, 2004 at 6:10 pm
  • OK. Sorry to have bothered you. It may well have been the namespace issue, a subtlety that I would have been unaware of. Thanks. I've cc'ed this to r-bugs in case there is anything they wish to do ...
    Gunter BertonGunter Berton
    Dec 15, 2004 at 9:28 pm
    Dec 15, 2004 at 9:37 pm
  • Dear R Developers: I have been playing with R, release 2.0.1 for a week now and have detected that all stat functions related to distribution probabilities have the same problem: 1.- The log.p ...
    Dec 14, 2004 at 12:44 pm
    Dec 14, 2004 at 1:11 pm
  • Full_Name: Heather Turner Version: 2.0.1 OS: Windows XP Submission from: (NULL) ( labels.lm does not produce term labels for estimable terms as intended, e.g. character(0) The function ...
    Heather TurnerHeather Turner
    Dec 13, 2004 at 2:55 pm
    Dec 13, 2004 at 3:52 pm
  • Hi all, I'm used to code in C and I'm wondering if access to internal R compiled libraries with C is an easy job under linux. Is anyone has experience with that ? Some headers seems rather clear and ...
    Dec 10, 2004 at 6:27 pm
    Dec 10, 2004 at 6:47 pm
  • Full_Name: Mike Kay Version: 2.0.1 OS: Linux Submission from: (NULL) ( Hi, Here are some typos/grammatical errors that I found while reading the doc. referenced in the subject line. Hope ...
    Dec 10, 2004 at 5:08 pm
    Dec 10, 2004 at 5:30 pm
  • Full_Name: Yoon Dong Lee Version: R 2.0.1 OS: Windows Submission from: (NULL) ( Dear the manager; Recently, I found a small but big new bug in R 2.0.1. Korean Language is shown as ...
    Dec 10, 2004 at 7:33 am
    Dec 10, 2004 at 9:07 am
  • Information sur l'incident:- Base de donn?es: c:/lotus/domino/data/mail3.box Exp?diteur: <span class="m_body_email_addr" title="6e0bbb7f3794eaf0c22a5143519ae850" [email protected]</span ...
    Dec 31, 2004 at 7:49 pm
    Dec 31, 2004 at 7:49 pm
  • I'm sorry to report that I had accidentally broken last night's R-devel snapshot "R-devel_2004-12-28...". If for some reason, you are interested in fixing that manually, add one "\" at the end of ...
    Martin MaechlerMartin Maechler
    Dec 28, 2004 at 12:22 pm
    Dec 28, 2004 at 12:22 pm
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    Reuben robertsReuben roberts
    Dec 27, 2004 at 12:46 pm
    Dec 27, 2004 at 12:46 pm
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