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  • Plant ~ Type + Treatment + conc + uptake What is one supposed to do with that? Certainly its not suitable for input to lm and none of the examples in ?CO2 use the above.
    Gabor GrothendieckGabor Grothendieck
    Jul 16, 2007 at 1:28 pm
    Jul 17, 2007 at 3:14 pm
  • Hi, In the latest R this does not work anymore args <- formals(log) because log is primitive. Is there any other way to get the argument list? I just need the name of the parameter to display some ...
    Miguel maneseMiguel manese
    Jul 11, 2007 at 4:41 am
    Jul 11, 2007 at 2:37 pm
  • Hi all, I've been writing a package and I've run into a problem that I'm unsure how to solve. I am looking to pass a C++ class object to R so that it may be passed back to another C++ function later ...
    Jonathan ZhouJonathan Zhou
    Jul 25, 2007 at 3:35 pm
    Jul 27, 2007 at 8:19 pm
  • Hi all, The dict package provides a dictionary (hashtable) data structure much like R's built-in environment objects, but with the following differences: - The Dict class can be subclassed. - Four ...
    Seth FalconSeth Falcon
    Jul 21, 2007 at 9:01 pm
    Jul 24, 2007 at 5:32 pm
  • Hi This is a question prompted by the mac version of R, but as I see it, it should have broader interest. These days the CRAN Mac binary per default compiles every package for two architectures ...
    Kasper Daniel HansenKasper Daniel Hansen
    Jul 10, 2007 at 3:26 am
    Jul 12, 2007 at 7:17 pm
  • In performing Rcmd check I am getting this output regarding using Argument '' and a NULL package not found and it stops with an error: * using log directory 'C:/Rpkgs/sqldf.Rcheck' * using ARGUMENT ' ...
    Gabor GrothendieckGabor Grothendieck
    Jul 19, 2007 at 5:08 pm
    Jul 20, 2007 at 11:17 am
  • I believe that I may have found a bug in R. The top code sample gives an error as shown. However, by simply switching which field is initialized first as in the bottom code sample, it works as ...
    Daniel WilhelmDaniel Wilhelm
    Jul 16, 2007 at 10:06 pm
    Jul 17, 2007 at 5:08 pm
  • I would like to create a binary package for Windows which when installed will give the user an option of whether to install one version or another. Here is the problem, I have a package 'FAME' that ...
    Rick JonesRick Jones
    Jul 12, 2007 at 5:00 pm
    Jul 12, 2007 at 5:39 pm
  • I was debugging a problem reported to me regarding PL/R, and found that I can duplicate it using only R sources. It might be characterized as possibly a misuse of the findFun() function, but I leave ...
    Joe ConwayJoe Conway
    Jul 4, 2007 at 8:56 pm
    Jul 6, 2007 at 6:07 pm
  • Hi, I have an S4 class directly derived from 'array' as shown in the code below (EBImage package of Bioconductor 2.1, devel), it simply contains array adding a couple of slots: setClass ("Image", ...
    Oleg SklyarOleg Sklyar
    Jul 23, 2007 at 9:02 am
    Jul 28, 2007 at 4:03 pm
  • this is not a problem with R but a request for related advice. i am trying to run a lengthy batch job from my home. the OS is ... Linux 2.4.22-openmosix1smp #1 SMP Fri Sep 5 ...
    Vincent Carey 525-2265Vincent Carey 525-2265
    Jul 21, 2007 at 11:24 am
    Jul 21, 2007 at 4:33 pm
  • Hi, I'm trying to understand whether the use of substitute() is appropriate/documented for plotmath annotation. The following two calls give the same results: Error in as.graphicsAnnot(main) : object ...
    Deepayan SarkarDeepayan Sarkar
    Jul 16, 2007 at 9:46 pm
    Jul 17, 2007 at 3:39 pm
  • Does anyone have, or has anyone ever considered making, a version of 'termplot' that allows the user to specify that all plots should have the same y-limits? This seems a natural thing to ask for, as ...
    Bill VenablesBill Venables
    Jul 2, 2007 at 7:23 am
    Jul 2, 2007 at 11:39 am
  • Dear list, I am trying to develop a package. I used the function package.skeleton to make the directory tree of the package and then build and compiled the package as described (I hope). Now, I would ...
    Coster, AlbartCoster, Albart
    Jul 30, 2007 at 7:05 am
    Jul 31, 2007 at 2:18 pm
  • This is as doumented, and I think you could say the same thing of seq(). BTW, sequence() allows negative inputs, and I don't think you want sum(input) in that case. I've never seen the point of ...
    Jul 27, 2007 at 7:07 am
    Jul 27, 2007 at 7:54 pm
  • Hello, I need help with the details of loess prediction algorithm. I would like to get it implemented as a part of a measurement system programmed in LabView. My job is provide a detailed description ...
    Jul 25, 2007 at 10:56 pm
    Jul 26, 2007 at 2:49 pm
  • (moved from r-help) Achim Zeileis wrote: I've been caught by this before, and complained before. It does not do what most people that work with economic time series would expect. (One might argue ...
    Paul GilbertPaul Gilbert
    Jul 25, 2007 at 2:31 pm
    Jul 26, 2007 at 2:14 pm
  • Some time ago Deepayan and I created a package called MEMSS for the data sets from the nlme package as data frames but not groupedData objects. Because of advances that Deepayan has made in lattice ...
    Douglas BatesDouglas Bates
    Jul 24, 2007 at 1:44 pm
    Jul 24, 2007 at 4:22 pm
  • Any idea why CHAR(asChar(STRING_ELT( produces NA whereas CHAR(STRING_ELT( gets a pointer to a string? It's generally expected that STRING_ELT should already be a character, but why the coercion does ...
    Oleg SklyarOleg Sklyar
    Jul 23, 2007 at 11:14 am
    Jul 24, 2007 at 7:34 am
  • (I am not sure if this is a bug or a request for a more understandable warning, or possible something obvious I should be posting on r-help.) I am trying to coerce an new class object to be a ...
    Paul GilbertPaul Gilbert
    Jul 16, 2007 at 2:57 pm
    Jul 18, 2007 at 3:39 pm
  • I would like to Build R-2.5.1 on OpenSUSE 10.2 using the SunStudio 12 compilers( R builds and passes make check fine without optimising. However, when I ...
    Len ZaifmanLen Zaifman
    Jul 16, 2007 at 4:17 pm
    Jul 17, 2007 at 7:28 pm
  • Full_Name: Claudio Version: 2.5.1 OS: windows Submission from: (NULL) ( the command get a wrong result 229
    Jul 6, 2007 at 1:04 pm
    Jul 16, 2007 at 11:34 am
  • Below x1, x2 and x3 all have the same data and all have the same value for row.names(x); however, the internal values of their row.names differ. The internal value of row.names is c(NA, -4L) for x1, ...
    Gabor GrothendieckGabor Grothendieck
    Jul 14, 2007 at 8:11 pm
    Jul 16, 2007 at 3:30 am
  • Hi all, This is my first post to the developers list. As I understand it, aggregate() currently repeats a function across cells in a dataframe but is only able to handle functions with single value ...
    Mike LawrenceMike Lawrence
    Jul 13, 2007 at 4:29 pm
    Jul 13, 2007 at 5:56 pm
  • Hi, I'm trying to understand whether the new source file references can help me with something I want to do. Let's say I have foo <- parse(text = " a <- 1; b <- 2**2 a + b ") I now wish to recover ...
    Deepayan SarkarDeepayan Sarkar
    Jul 13, 2007 at 1:52 am
    Jul 13, 2007 at 10:52 am
  • Hello, I like much addTaskCallback() and friends. However, there are situations were we would like to have a function run BEFORE, not after every top-level tasks. I think specifically to reset ...
    Philippe GrosjeanPhilippe Grosjean
    Jul 6, 2007 at 1:15 pm
    Jul 7, 2007 at 12:16 am
  • Full_Name: Joerg Rauh Version: 2.5.0 OS: Windows 2000 Submission from: (NULL) ( Following Michael J. Crawley "Statistical Computing" on page 9 the worms.txt is required. After ...
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    Jul 5, 2007 at 11:00 am
    Jul 5, 2007 at 7:36 pm
  • Is this a bug-- ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- <234 % R CMD Rd2dvi base.Rd Converting Rd files to LaTeX ... base.Rd Can't use an undefined value as ...
    Jul 26, 2007 at 6:00 pm
    Jul 27, 2007 at 11:30 am
  • postscript() produces files that are not encoded as eps, according to the standard. Hence, word processors such as OpenOffice and AbiWord do not recognise the files as eps. See ...
    S Blomberg1S Blomberg1
    Jul 23, 2007 at 10:10 am
    Jul 23, 2007 at 11:05 pm
  • Hi all, I'm a summer University research student and I've been wroking on writing a package, Rsoam, to integrate R with Platform's symphony software to allow for distributed computing. When I "R CMD ...
    Jul 20, 2007 at 6:50 pm
    Jul 21, 2007 at 8:04 am
  • BIll, Thanks. I am seeing some problems here, for example when all the fields are missing, or all the fields in a row are missing. I've fixes for those, and will commit to R-devel shortly. -- Brian ...
    Jul 18, 2007 at 7:43 am
    Jul 19, 2007 at 10:37 am
  • Dear R developers: I am trying to fit a PPO model using vglm from the library VGAM, and get an error while executing the code. Here is the data, code, and error: Data: first row is the column names ...
    Rizwan YounisRizwan Younis
    Jul 16, 2007 at 9:27 pm
    Jul 17, 2007 at 7:34 am
  • Hi all, Have had a frustrating time trying to get R 2.5.1 running happily on Solaris9/x86, the problems seem to stem mainly from libiconv support. After a couple of hours of experimenting, I came ...
    Lucas BarbutoLucas Barbuto
    Jul 17, 2007 at 4:22 am
    Jul 17, 2007 at 7:28 am
  • Hi, Some generics in base that don't have the ... extra argument: rev(), t(), scale() and unlist(). Is there any plan to make these more reusable? I used to be interested in having a rev() method for ...
    Herve PagesHerve Pages
    Jul 12, 2007 at 10:17 pm
    Jul 13, 2007 at 1:10 am
  • Hi, I'm wondering why indexing a data frame by row name doesn't work with [[. It works with [: [1] 36.5 but not with [[: Error in .subset2(.subset2(x, ..2), ..1) : subscript out of bounds The problem ...
    Herve PagesHerve Pages
    Jul 12, 2007 at 2:30 am
    Jul 12, 2007 at 8:55 am
  • Hi, I am writing an R package with two functions in C++. So far everything works. Now, i would like to write a third function which would use a pointer (it is a pointer to a class object) created by ...
    Saptarshi GuhaSaptarshi Guha
    Jul 10, 2007 at 3:41 pm
    Jul 10, 2007 at 6:01 pm
  • Hi, for diagnostic purposes, I would like to get information about the BLAS / LAPACK linked against R from within an R-session. An obvious application could be safety-checks for packages like Matrix ...
    Peter RuckdeschelPeter Ruckdeschel
    Jul 9, 2007 at 12:58 pm
    Jul 10, 2007 at 5:58 pm
  • Why does the error get generated here? Is it a bug? It seems that f and "{" are the same but when used in sapply f works but { does not. Is its use in lapply really "an incorrect context"? [[1]] [1] ...
    Gabor GrothendieckGabor Grothendieck
    Jul 9, 2007 at 12:41 pm
    Jul 9, 2007 at 6:58 pm
  • Hi, During a recent CRAN upload procedure, I was reminded of the following regarding R-devel: o R CMD check now warns on non-ASCII .Rd files without an \encoding field, rather than just on ones that ...
    Sebastian P. LuqueSebastian P. Luque
    Jul 9, 2007 at 12:59 pm
    Jul 9, 2007 at 1:57 pm
  • Hi, I am wondering if there is a parameter in library() so that it can reinforce package to be reloaded. It helps when you test your modified package by yourself. Otherwise, my way is to re-start ...
    Weiwei ShiWeiwei Shi
    Jul 3, 2007 at 7:27 pm
    Jul 4, 2007 at 5:36 am
  • Hi, is there a (cross-platform) file-locking mechanism available in R (or via some package)? I am looking for a way to have one R session lock a file for read/write access, while being ...
    Henrik BengtssonHenrik Bengtsson
    Jul 2, 2007 at 10:02 pm
    Jul 3, 2007 at 8:29 am
  • Note that ?bxp quite carefully says which graphical pars it does and does not accept, and 'xlim' is one it does not accept. So this is a wish, not a bug. The easy part is to allow it to accept 'xlim' ...
    Jul 2, 2007 at 12:22 pm
    Jul 2, 2007 at 4:49 pm
  • ?barplot seems to be missing the word "have" below (so that it reads "Specifying a single value will have no visible effect..."): \item{width}{optional vector of bar widths. Re-cycled to length the ...
    Stephen WeigandStephen Weigand
    Jul 31, 2007 at 4:47 pm
    Jul 31, 2007 at 6:48 pm
  • To Whom It May Concern: The following appears to be a bug in the way POSIXct dates are formated. The example is forced, but occurs naturally when importing Excel type dates (where fractional part is ...
    Josh QuigleyJosh Quigley
    Jul 31, 2007 at 8:09 am
    Jul 31, 2007 at 8:35 am
  • With the exception of "L-BFGS-B", all of the other optim() methods return the value of the function when they are given a trivial function (i.e., one with no variable arguments) to optimize. I don't ...
    Ben BolkerBen Bolker
    Jul 29, 2007 at 10:04 pm
    Jul 30, 2007 at 12:05 pm
  • Full_Name: Bill Dunlap Version: 2.5.0 OS: Linux Submission from: (NULL) ( sequence(nvec) is documented to return the concatenation of seq(nvec[i]), for i in seq(along=nvec). This produces ...
    Jul 26, 2007 at 5:45 pm
    Jul 26, 2007 at 6:37 pm
  • Full_Name: Jeff Lindon Version: 2.5.0 OS: mingw32 Submission from: (NULL) ( R 2.5.0 seems to be unable to read valid tables from SQL Server 2005 with Service Pack 2 installed: platform ...
    Jeff LindonJeff Lindon
    Jul 26, 2007 at 1:39 pm
    Jul 26, 2007 at 4:07 pm
  • After upgrading to R 2.5.1 on Debian, R CMD check gives * checking Rd cross-references ... WARNING Error in .find.package(package, lib.loc) : there is no package called 'codetools' Execution halted * ...
    Ross BoylanRoss Boylan
    Jul 25, 2007 at 8:29 pm
    Jul 25, 2007 at 10:20 pm
  • Full_Name: Andrew Manners Version: 2.5.1 OS: windows xp prof 2003 Submission from: (NULL) ( To whom it may concern, I'm trying to get an ANOVA table within survreg but it always ...
    A MannersA Manners
    Jul 25, 2007 at 6:42 am
    Jul 25, 2007 at 7:36 pm
  • Full_Name: Morten Welinder Version: 2.2.0 OS: Linux Submission from: (NULL) ( The qt function for df=1 is implemented as... q = - tan((P+1) * M_PI_2); Adding 1 kills accuracy for P ...
    Jul 24, 2007 at 3:18 pm
    Jul 25, 2007 at 7:57 am
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