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  • Hi Developers, The alpha, compiles successfully, but it is failing make check-all (on two seperate machines, both FreeBSD 6.1). Here is the version string: platform i386-unknown-freebsd6.1 arch i386 ...
    Andrew RobinsonAndrew Robinson
    Mar 28, 2006 at 7:55 am
    Mar 29, 2006 at 6:04 am
  • Hi everyone, I know this is a long shot but I just wanted to throw it out there. I have lately been using R a lot and have found that it is basically impossible to find any code help or answers via ...
    Tim BrownTim Brown
    Mar 6, 2006 at 9:09 pm
    Mar 8, 2006 at 4:57 pm
  • I'm writing wrappers for some functions that change some of the default arguments. I'd rather not list all of the arguments for the low level functions because there are about a dozen wrapper ...
    Duncan MurdochDuncan Murdoch
    Mar 7, 2006 at 2:03 pm
    Mar 9, 2006 at 4:19 pm
  • ----- Quick summary: In the File:Open dialog, please change "S files (*.q)" to "S files (*.q, *.ssc, *.S)" and show the corresponding files (including .SSC and .s files). ----- Background This is ...
    Mar 17, 2006 at 7:19 pm
    Mar 20, 2006 at 2:04 pm
  • I was messing around with R and I found an example R behaving oddly: a <- alist(NULL, "bob", c(3,6,2,3)) a a == 'NULL' a == "NULL" a == 'cat' If I create a list with a NULL value [[1]] NULL [[2]] [1] ...
    Charles DupontCharles Dupont
    Mar 7, 2006 at 2:39 pm
    Mar 7, 2006 at 6:37 pm
  • Dear all, I am managing a departmental purchase of an Opteron based workstation/server for scientific computing on which we will be running R. The environment will probably be either Unix/Linux or ...
    Simone GianneriniSimone Giannerini
    Mar 6, 2006 at 4:50 pm
    Mar 7, 2006 at 1:39 pm
  • Full_Name: Chanseok Park Version: R 2.2.1 OS: RedHat EL4 Submission from: (NULL) ( pbinom(any negative value, size, prob) should be zero. But I got the following results. I mean, if a ...
    Mar 22, 2006 at 4:52 am
    Mar 22, 2006 at 4:39 pm
  • (Moved from r-devel to r-bugs) Thanks for noticing this. It's easy to fix, but before I do, I'd like an opinion on the proper fix. Should all the plots use the same ylim, or in the case where it is ...
    Mar 24, 2006 at 12:55 pm
    Mar 24, 2006 at 6:16 pm
  • Full_Name: Todd Bailey Version: 2.1 OS: Mac OS-X 10.4.3 Submission from: (NULL) ( sub returns garbage in some strings when replacing something with nothing and fixed=TRUE. For example ...
    Mar 16, 2006 at 9:28 pm
    Mar 24, 2006 at 12:45 pm
  • I have been timing a particular model fit using lmer on several different computers and came up with a peculiar result - the model fit is considerably slower on a dual-core Athlon 64 using Goto's ...
    Douglas BatesDouglas Bates
    Mar 3, 2006 at 3:45 pm
    Mar 14, 2006 at 1:10 am
  • Hello list, despite I already posted a mail on this topic on R help, I guess this place may be more appropriate. I'll make it shorter this time. Sorry for posting twice. I found that using pixmap ...
    Thibaut JombartThibaut Jombart
    Mar 24, 2006 at 2:13 pm
    Apr 3, 2006 at 11:20 am
  • [ Moved from R-help] Duncan Mackay wrote: I've written a timestamp() function to do the timestamping, but I'd like some people on platforms other than Windows to take a look -- I can't test it ...
    Duncan MurdochDuncan Murdoch
    Mar 25, 2006 at 5:22 am
    Mar 27, 2006 at 11:54 am
  • Hi all, Just noted this behavior in the past couple of days, where if R is started in a shell script such as: gnome-terminal [-e][-x] R or in ESS (version 5.2.12 with Emacs or XEmacs), the ...
    Marc Schwartz (via MN)Marc Schwartz (via MN)
    Mar 7, 2006 at 8:30 pm
    Mar 8, 2006 at 11:25 pm
  • Hi, in Fedora Extras we build R packages to a temporary directory. The relevant section in the spec file is this: %build cd ..; R CMD INSTALL %{packname} -l %{buildroot}%{_libdir}/R/library It ...
    José MatosJosé Matos
    Mar 3, 2006 at 8:32 pm
    Mar 8, 2006 at 10:24 am
  • If an expression is passed to stopifnot() which contains missing values, then the resulting error message is somewhat baffling until you are used to it, e.g. Error in if (!(is.logical(r <- ...
    Dan DavisonDan Davison
    Mar 1, 2006 at 9:44 pm
    Mar 2, 2006 at 8:27 am
  • I sent the message below to r-sig-mac yesterday, but having no reply I decided to explore a bit myself and found that editing: /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/2.3/Resources/share/make/ ...
    Roger koenkerRoger koenker
    Mar 14, 2006 at 5:57 pm
    Apr 11, 2006 at 3:26 pm
  • Hi, I've got the following two versions of R on WinXP: A) R Version 2.3.0 Under development (unstable) (2006-02-02 r37243) B) R Version 2.3.0 Under development (unstable) (2006-03-27 r37579) and a ...
    Henrik BengtssonHenrik Bengtsson
    Mar 29, 2006 at 9:40 am
    Apr 3, 2006 at 12:36 pm
  • I've successfully gotten R 2.2.1 to compile on AIX 5.2. However, when I run "make install", I receive the following message: /appl/perform/workspace/R-2.2.1 ...
    Matthew BeasonMatthew Beason
    Mar 18, 2006 at 12:08 am
    Mar 28, 2006 at 11:37 pm
  • When I do t.test on two distributions (see example below), it outputs numerous data about the t.test. What I'd like to do is individually capture some of this data and assign it to other variables ...
    Bernzweig, Bruce (Exchange)Bernzweig, Bruce (Exchange)
    Mar 24, 2006 at 8:00 pm
    Mar 26, 2006 at 1:06 pm
  • I often use browser() when debugging a function. After entering browser, I would find it very useful to be able to cut-and-paste a chunk of R code to the browser (or use ess-eval-region in Emacs). An ...
    Kevin WrightKevin Wright
    Mar 24, 2006 at 9:32 pm
    Mar 25, 2006 at 11:06 pm
  • This might fall under the purview of bundles, but I could not find any example bundles which demonstrated what I am after. I would like to construct two packages (A, B) which utilize a number of ...
    James BullardJames Bullard
    Mar 15, 2006 at 11:58 pm
    Mar 17, 2006 at 1:38 pm
  • Dear R-devel, [I'm not sure if this is appropriate for R-devel. If not, I'm more than happy to move it to R-help.] As those of you who saw my post on R-help know, I've been trying to build R-patched ...
    Liaw, AndyLiaw, Andy
    Mar 10, 2006 at 9:35 pm
    Mar 14, 2006 at 4:53 am
  • Full_Name: Matthew Davis Version: 2.2.0 OS: OS X (10.4.5) Submission from: (NULL) ( the mean of my sample x is 0.2, and when I check mean(x)<=0.2 I get a TRUE value, when I check ...
    Mar 12, 2006 at 11:39 pm
    Mar 13, 2006 at 12:23 am
  • The documentation for validObject suggests that slots are checked for validity, but validObject seems only to check that the slot has something claiming to be correct; validObject(obj) does not ...
    Martin MorganMartin Morgan
    Mar 6, 2006 at 4:57 pm
    Mar 7, 2006 at 9:59 pm
  • Full_Name: Version: 2.1.1 OS: Linux (Ubuntu 5.10) Submission from: (NULL) ( R does not have a friendly gui from where all functions can be accessed by "point-and-click". Existing one I ...
    Mar 4, 2006 at 8:18 am
    Mar 4, 2006 at 6:18 pm
  • The following paragraph from ?pdf struck me as a bit odd: 'pdf' writes uncompressed PDF. It is primarily intended for producing PDF graphics for inclusion in other documents, and PDF-includers such ...
    Roger D. PengRoger D. Peng
    Mar 2, 2006 at 1:21 pm
    Mar 2, 2006 at 3:51 pm
  • I have changed the default in save() to compress = !ascii. This seems quite safe, as almost always save() is called explicitly and people will appreciate that it might take a little time to save ...
    Prof Brian RipleyProf Brian Ripley
    Mar 30, 2006 at 5:23 pm
    Mar 31, 2006 at 9:38 am
  • Full_Name: Ben Tyner Version: 2.2.0 OS: i686-pc-linux-gnu Submission from: (NULL) ( My appologies if this has already been fixed, but I didn't see it in the tracking system yet so I ...
    Mar 30, 2006 at 7:41 pm
    Mar 30, 2006 at 10:42 pm
  • Yet again, this is the wrong list for suggesting changes to R. Please do use R-devel for that purpose (and I have moved this). If this bothers you (it all works as documented, so why not use it as ...
    Prof Brian RipleyProf Brian Ripley
    Mar 29, 2006 at 1:56 pm
    Mar 30, 2006 at 12:41 pm
  • Full_Name: Robert Pusz Version: 2.2.1 OS: Windows Submission from: (NULL) ( Hello, In my opinion something is wrong with 'weights' option in glm. My code is following: ###begin of the ...
    Robert PuszRobert Pusz
    Mar 28, 2006 at 3:01 pm
    Mar 28, 2006 at 11:51 pm
  • Hi, how do I set options() when loading a package *without* a name space? Is it possible? I though this one was a common question, but I could not find it in the FAQ, in the help nor in the ...
    Henrik BengtssonHenrik Bengtsson
    Mar 28, 2006 at 3:18 pm
    Mar 28, 2006 at 4:04 pm
  • Matrix inner product seems to crash R2.2.1 on a 64bit arch. More precisely, the crash happens atleast if the matrix is non-square. The bug can be reproduced (atleast here) with bash$ bin/R Illegal ...
    Mar 27, 2006 at 6:43 pm
    Mar 28, 2006 at 6:11 am
  • Hi, is there a way to restrict the set of admissible functions for an eval() statement to a possibly 'safe' set, excluding all potentially dangerous functions like 'system', 'open', etc.(like, for ...
    Michael DondrupMichael Dondrup
    Mar 27, 2006 at 8:22 am
    Mar 27, 2006 at 5:33 pm
  • Hi I am writing a script to generate a QC report for some data based on a number of files. I am currently using the choose.files function to select the files as not all the files need to be QC'd. One ...
    Brooks, Anthony BBrooks, Anthony B
    Mar 22, 2006 at 4:06 pm
    Mar 26, 2006 at 4:52 pm
  • Hello! Does R core find the following pacth usefull - I created methods for levels for list and data.frame, which can be usefull to get a list of levels for entries in a list or columns in a ...
    Gregor GorjancGregor Gorjanc
    Mar 20, 2006 at 3:53 pm
    Mar 22, 2006 at 7:52 am
  • The following caused a hard-to-diagnose problem for a user of the survey package. Presumably this is a strange Unicode thing, but is there a convenient reference for how the collation order is ...
    Thomas LumleyThomas Lumley
    Mar 17, 2006 at 9:32 pm
    Mar 17, 2006 at 11:02 pm
  • Full_Name: Ulrike Gr?mping Version: 2.2.1 OS: Windows Submission from: (NULL) ( When importing data from SPSS, it is a nice feature of the package foreign that it allows (option ...
    Mar 5, 2006 at 8:50 am
    Mar 12, 2006 at 6:17 pm
  • A link in one of my help files does not work. I have in this help file: \seealso{\code{\link{}}, \code{\link{opt.par}}, \code{\link{opt.random.par}}, \code{\link{opt.these.par}}, ...
    Aleą ®ibernaAleą ®iberna
    Mar 3, 2006 at 11:28 am
    Mar 5, 2006 at 11:05 am
  • When I use package?<pac the author field gets reproduced twice, once with the \author{ } string and a secod time formatted. Also, would it be possible to make package?<pac find the overview without ...
    Paul GilbertPaul Gilbert
    Mar 31, 2006 at 7:13 pm
    Apr 3, 2006 at 1:55 pm
  • Is this possible? I've tried both writeChar() and writeBin() to no avail. My goal is to serialize(asciiúLSE) an object to a connection but determine the size of the serialized object before hand ...
    Jeffrey HornerJeffrey Horner
    Mar 30, 2006 at 10:34 pm
    Mar 31, 2006 at 4:48 pm
  • Hi I am looking for assistance with setting up R under Sun grid engine 6 (6.0-update7). I would like to set up transparent interactive access to R using either a qlogin or qrsh solution. While it ...
    Kim CarterKim Carter
    Mar 24, 2006 at 8:27 am
    Mar 30, 2006 at 2:34 pm
  • Dear All, What is the easiest way to create a package bundle in R? I have three packages I would like to group together in which one package will depends on three others. It looks like from ...
    Steve SuSteve Su
    Mar 27, 2006 at 4:06 am
    Mar 27, 2006 at 2:28 pm
  • Dear all, perhaps I am using princomp.formula and prcomp.formula in a way that is not documented to work, but then the documentation just says: formula: a formula with no response variable. Thus, to ...
    Berwin A TurlachBerwin A Turlach
    Mar 25, 2006 at 12:12 pm
    Mar 27, 2006 at 9:39 am
  • I would like to suggest that an 'append' argument be added to write.ftable(). This would allow, for example, the user to append ftable() output to a text report. I have attached an svn patch to ...
    Stephen D. WeigandStephen D. Weigand
    Mar 17, 2006 at 3:48 am
    Mar 17, 2006 at 7:55 am
  • The purpose is to keep the code clean and I want to avoid nested if statements. Further conditions down the stream would make the code quite ugly. Pretty much for the same reason you use 'return()' ...
    Henrik BengtssonHenrik Bengtsson
    Mar 14, 2006 at 2:04 pm
    Mar 16, 2006 at 8:02 am
  • Hello! I am writing some functions and I repeatedly acces internal factor codes. I figured out that internal codes are 1:n where 1 represents 1st level, 2 2nd level etc. This is not documented and I ...
    Gregor GorjancGregor Gorjanc
    Mar 14, 2006 at 10:29 am
    Mar 15, 2006 at 5:32 am
  • Hi, does anyone know if it is possible to write example code (in Rd examples) such that one can stop the example without generating an error? Example: code A if (cond) niceStop() code B I know this ...
    Henrik BengtssonHenrik Bengtsson
    Mar 14, 2006 at 12:40 pm
    Mar 14, 2006 at 2:16 pm
  • Hello! I just noticed that argument na.last in factor() is not documented. Did I miss something or ...? I just wonder how base package passes then R CMD check. I checked also in source man page in ...
    Gregor GorjancGregor Gorjanc
    Mar 14, 2006 at 8:58 am
    Mar 14, 2006 at 11:03 am
  • (Moved from r-help) I've determined that this is a bug in dotchart. It miscalculates the height of a line of text in the right margin, using lheight <- strheight("M", "inch") which doesn't give the ...
    Mar 13, 2006 at 5:33 pm
    Mar 13, 2006 at 6:48 pm
  • Hello! I was just wondering, why only one of my "Rd" files is converted in "chm" format (REGE) and the other are not when installing a package? The output from installing a package on WinXp is ...
    Aleą ®ibernaAleą ®iberna
    Mar 13, 2006 at 11:30 am
    Mar 13, 2006 at 12:01 pm
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