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  • Hello everybody, I am doing a plot and I would like to know which parameter I have to use in order to get an equal scale for the axes x and y: Means, if the intervals in the x-axis is 0,5,10,15.... I ...
    Mar 18, 1998 at 11:56 am
    Mar 19, 1998 at 8:08 pm
  • Hi, is there any way to exchange (A LOT OF) data between SPPS and R/Splus, i.e., I want to get data from SPSS into R. It is a huge data frame with many columns being factors, so manual conversion is ...
    Friedrich LeischFriedrich Leisch
    Mar 17, 1998 at 5:24 pm
    Mar 17, 1998 at 9:05 pm
  • I'm having trouble un 'tar'ing the file ctest_0_9-3_tar.tar. When using the command "tar -xv" on a UNIX machine I get the "checksum error" message. When trying to use WinZip on a Win95 machine it ...
    Jay KingJay King
    Mar 12, 1998 at 1:57 pm
    Mar 13, 1998 at 7:29 am
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    Kenneth NordstromKenneth Nordstrom
    Mar 26, 1998 at 3:43 pm
    Apr 2, 1998 at 10:47 pm
  • Hello, may be I'm stupid, but I don't understand the documentation concerning printing. 1. How can I print a (nice) listing of any (non graphic) results? 2. What is the difference between ...
    Hubert PalmeHubert Palme
    Mar 10, 1998 at 3:58 pm
    Mar 16, 1998 at 5:06 pm
  • I've been using R for the last few weeks, but not with much success. If I try sourcing test.R from the 'class' package, I get this error: Error in .C("VR_knn1", as.integer(ntr), as.integer(nte), ...
    Michael KiefteMichael Kiefte
    Mar 30, 1998 at 5:22 pm
    Apr 1, 1998 at 8:33 am
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    Mar 12, 1998 at 9:15 am
    Mar 12, 1998 at 5:49 pm
  • I find that read.table cannot handle large datasets. Suppose data is a 40000 x 6 dataset R -v 100 x_read.table("data") gives Error: memory exhausted but ...
    Rick WhiteRick White
    Mar 9, 1998 at 6:50 pm
    Mar 9, 1998 at 7:11 pm
  • I include the argument pty="s" to image, but still when I make an image by the method the image plot created is NOT square. I thought pty="s" would make it square. Generally it would be nice if the ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Mar 6, 1998 at 9:46 pm
    Mar 8, 1998 at 5:45 pm
  • Sorry for so many postings lately. Using .62, when I tried to use save.plot(), I found it didn't work any more, and that I was supposed to use dev.copy() instead. But it doesn't work the same way as ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Mar 27, 1998 at 9:30 pm
    Mar 30, 1998 at 6:57 am
  • Hello, I am inexperienced in C program compilation and I receive the following error during the compilation of R (version 0.61.2) for Solaris 2.6. I have installed the gcc 2.8.0 version. Could anyone ...
    Dott. Nunzia GaldiDott. Nunzia Galdi
    Mar 27, 1998 at 2:14 pm
    Mar 28, 1998 at 8:31 am
  • I installed the locfit package under Linux (gcc 2.7.2). Installation was ok but /usr/local/src/R-0.61.1/bin/R.binary: can't resolve symbol 'igamma' I took a look to the original code, not the R/S ...
    Mar 26, 1998 at 9:01 am
    Mar 26, 1998 at 5:26 pm
  • Hi, I guess the answer is negative but I thought I would ask just the same: is it possible to use any of the S+ toolboxes (ARCH and wavelets, more particularly) with R? Thanks, Olivier Lefevre Union ...
    Olivier LefevreOlivier Lefevre
    Mar 20, 1998 at 1:53 am
    Mar 20, 1998 at 1:01 pm
  • Error in grep(pattern, x,, extended, value) : POSIX regular expressions not available I can't find any pointer in the installation kit. How can I configure R to make it "avaliable"? I run ...
    Hubert PalmeHubert Palme
    Mar 12, 1998 at 3:53 pm
    Mar 13, 1998 at 10:57 am
  • Thanks very much Douglas for the pointer to nlm. Maybe the "Notes on R" maintainer can add at least a mention of nlm in the section on nonlinear fitting? I never did nonlinear fitting in S-Plus ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Mar 12, 1998 at 3:36 pm
    Mar 12, 1998 at 6:45 pm
  • My question is really to Robert and Ross (and also to Bill Venables and Dave Smith) -- but I thought that there might be wider interest in it. The "Notes on R" in the file Rnotes.tgz is copyrighted ...
    Mar 2, 1998 at 1:31 am
    Mar 2, 1998 at 6:28 am
  • I installed the acepack package under Linux (gcc 2.7.2, R-0.61.1). Installation without problem. But --------------------------------------------------------------------- sirio[~]% R R : Copyright ...
    Mar 27, 1998 at 7:53 pm
    Mar 27, 1998 at 9:09 pm
  • R-users, I would like to take advantage of R's mathematical typesetting capabilities in the graphical environment using text(..., expression(...)), however, I can't figure out how to include in the ...
    Matthew R. NelsonMatthew R. Nelson
    Mar 27, 1998 at 7:05 pm
    Mar 27, 1998 at 7:52 pm
  • I followed Bill Venables's suggestion and tried to make a multiplot figure with fig (using R .62). However using both the X11 and postscript devices, it doesn't work. In X11(), the plot first appears ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Mar 26, 1998 at 4:19 pm
    Mar 27, 1998 at 4:02 am
  • Ross Ihaka writes: No. One use for setting mfg is to produce a page of plots in portrait orientation with, say, two small plots on the top half of the page and one long flat one along the bottom. to ...
    Bill VenablesBill Venables
    Mar 26, 1998 at 12:49 pm
    Mar 26, 1998 at 2:53 pm
  • The online help in R has errors concerning mai and mar. mai: A numerical vector of the form `c(xb, xt, yl, yr)' which gives the margin size specified in inches. mar: A numerical vector of the form ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Mar 25, 1998 at 5:02 pm
    Mar 26, 1998 at 10:50 am
  • It seems there are problems with mfg, both the old version .61.2 and the snapshot .62. I'm not sure if 2,1 is considered the top or the bottom position on the page, but whether you say mfg=c(2,1,2,1) ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Mar 25, 1998 at 5:24 pm
    Mar 26, 1998 at 10:49 am
  • version .62: --------------------------------------------- The Poisson Distribution dpois(x, lambda) ppois(q, lambda) qpois(p, lambda) rpois(n, lambda) Arguments: x: vector of (positive) quantiles ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Mar 25, 1998 at 10:18 pm
    Mar 26, 1998 at 10:25 am
  • Has anyone tried to build R on Suns by linking to the versions of BLAS and LINPACK in the Sun Performance Library rather than the standard versions included in the distribution? On the face of it ...
    David ClaytonDavid Clayton
    Mar 20, 1998 at 9:06 am
    Mar 20, 1998 at 6:31 pm
  • I am new to R so may well have missed the point somewhere. I would like to use an exponential error in my generalized linear model. It seems natural to restrict the Gamma family to do this ( and as ...
    G JanacekG Janacek
    Mar 20, 1998 at 3:17 pm
    Mar 20, 1998 at 6:11 pm
  • The locfit library is now available through CRAN, in the Contributed R Code directory. Locfit fits local regression, likelihood and density estimation models, in the spirit of loess but with many ...
    Clive LoaderClive Loader
    Mar 17, 1998 at 12:44 pm
    Mar 17, 1998 at 1:57 pm
  • I wanted to have a figure consisting of 2 square plots, one above the other (2 rows, 1 column). I am using 61.1 on Linux. I did: The resulting figure consists of two plots, one above each other, BUT ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Mar 16, 1998 at 2:52 pm
    Mar 16, 1998 at 3:39 pm
  • I have been using R under Linux for more than a year and I think that it is great. Last week, I downloaded the binary Ms Windows version. I wanted to test it for my students. Our labs are under Bill ...
    Mar 15, 1998 at 5:21 pm
    Mar 15, 1998 at 8:48 pm
  • Hi I've just installed R on our Sun kit in the lab and on my Linux box at home. My statistical expertise is not advanced - I have completed Open University probability and statistics courses, and ...
    Pete PhillipsPete Phillips
    Mar 13, 1998 at 1:46 pm
    Mar 13, 1998 at 6:10 pm
  • I tried to ?ms, ?nls and apparently these aren't implemented on R yet. However I seem to remember postings on this list having to do with fitting nonlinear models (no I don't mean GLM type fits, I ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Mar 11, 1998 at 10:25 pm
    Mar 11, 1998 at 10:41 pm
  • Maybe this is the proper behaviour, but it was puzzling to me. My original data are recorded to 6 decimal places, and I trust all those numbers (microsecond timer). I scan the data in. Now I use ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Mar 27, 1998 at 4:27 pm
    Mar 27, 1998 at 4:27 pm
  • Hello! First of all I would like to thank very much Guido Masarotto for the latest Win32 version of R. I've installed it painlessly on WinNT 4 Workstation, and it is loading and running fast. The ...
    Zivan KaramanZivan Karaman
    Mar 27, 1998 at 8:38 am
    Mar 27, 1998 at 8:38 am
  • Hi, I've included Guido Masarotto's port of R 0.61.1 to MS Windows 95/NT in $CRAN/bin/ms-windows-32 ... you can find both the sources and binaries there. I include Guido's README below. Thanks again ...
    Friedrich LeischFriedrich Leisch
    Mar 26, 1998 at 1:59 pm
    Mar 26, 1998 at 1:59 pm
  • I know that the S Mailing list recently moved but am not sure where. I recently moved and would like to resubscribe to the S Mailing list. Could someone send me the latest info on subscribing? ...
    Morris, JeffreyMorris, Jeffrey
    Mar 25, 1998 at 4:43 pm
    Mar 25, 1998 at 4:43 pm
  • Is it possible to put the proportionality symbol in text (... expression()) ? Jonathan -- Dr. Jonathan Myles e-mail:jonathan.myles at MRC Biostatistics Unit Tel. 01223 330371 ...
    Jonathan MylesJonathan Myles
    Mar 23, 1998 at 10:48 am
    Mar 23, 1998 at 10:48 am
  • Here is a bug in image(). col=gray(31:0/31),mfg=c(2,1,2,1),xlab=NULL,ylab="Lag 2 (s)", xlim=c(0,1), ylim=c(0,1))+ + Error: formal argument "xlim" matched by multiple actual arguments It won't accept ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Mar 22, 1998 at 4:26 pm
    Mar 22, 1998 at 4:26 pm
  • Hello, I'd like to thank the people who replied to my query about the Plot and scale. I tried all the propositions and they works fine, but the one I liked and that worked very well is the Brian ...
    Mar 20, 1998 at 5:22 pm
    Mar 20, 1998 at 5:22 pm
  • Fritz Leisch has greatly enhanced the HTML/Web interface to the function documentation. I like it so much that I thought many of you would want to see it, also: The on-line "help.start()" on the ...
    Martin MaechlerMartin Maechler
    Mar 18, 1998 at 1:35 pm
    Mar 18, 1998 at 1:35 pm
  • I just found some SPlus function nls2: I found it mentioned in a book by Huet et al (1996), Statistical tools for nonlinear regression, Springer. I ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Mar 17, 1998 at 10:26 pm
    Mar 17, 1998 at 10:26 pm
  • R-0.61.2.tgz is now available from the Auckland FTP site, from where it should spread to the CRAN sites during the next day or two. Unless you're in a big hurry or actually living in New Zealand, ...
    Peter Dalgaard BSAPeter Dalgaard BSA
    Mar 17, 1998 at 1:52 pm
    Mar 17, 1998 at 1:52 pm
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    Jim LindseyJim Lindsey
    Mar 16, 1998 at 9:34 am
    Mar 16, 1998 at 9:34 am
  • Hi, this modified version of help.start() makes it possible to store R Documentation on your (intranet) webserver. This could be necessary if you run netscape and R from different systems on one X11 ...
    Albrecht GebhardtAlbrecht Gebhardt
    Mar 13, 1998 at 1:44 pm
    Mar 13, 1998 at 1:44 pm
  • Please send "R" package file = zipfile "" -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.- r-help mailing list -- Read ...
    Gumedze,F,Freedom,Mr,Stats HonsGumedze,F,Freedom,Mr,Stats Hons
    Mar 10, 1998 at 3:43 pm
    Mar 10, 1998 at 3:43 pm
  • Since the graphics code is being overhauled, it probably isn't worth reporting graphics bugs, but I would like to ask a question about the behaviour of "cex" when supplied as an argument to plotting ...
    Martyn PlummerMartyn Plummer
    Mar 9, 1998 at 12:09 pm
    Mar 9, 1998 at 12:09 pm
  • Hi, We just ran up against a "Memory exhausted" error trying to manipulate a 7Mb data file on R 0.61.1 FreeBSD-2.2.5, so I checked the manpage and discovered the "-v" option. However, I can only run ...
    M J RayM J Ray
    Mar 2, 1998 at 6:08 pm
    Mar 2, 1998 at 6:08 pm
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