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  • I am trying to use the Windows version of R to do the following: - Have a Delphi front-end which gets the user input - Delphi will produce a R script, do a system call to R to calculate the ...
    Geldenhuys, WillieGeldenhuys, Willie
    Apr 30, 1999 at 7:45 am
    May 3, 1999 at 2:13 pm
  • R-helpers, When I source("tmp.r") a file from within R, the code executes without error. When I launch with 'R --no-save --no-restore < tmp.r', the code sometimes appears to cause some type of buffer ...
    Alex BuerkleAlex Buerkle
    Apr 21, 1999 at 11:21 pm
    Apr 22, 1999 at 9:52 pm
  • Hi, I am having trouble making the HTML help files for the installed packages in version 64.0 For example in 63.3 this is expected behavior: platform Windows arch x86 os Win32 system x86, Win32 ...
    Partha BagchiPartha Bagchi
    Apr 13, 1999 at 4:37 pm
    Apr 14, 1999 at 1:01 pm
  • I also have several packages in my RW0633 in Windoze and I would like to keep them in one place when I update the R system. Brian say to modify Rprofile to ..lib.loc <- c("c:/MyR/library",.Library) ...
    Heberto GhezzoHeberto Ghezzo
    Apr 7, 1999 at 11:29 am
    Apr 8, 1999 at 6:34 pm
  • Hi Sometimes (and I haven't yet found out what causes it) I get a message: Warning: ingnored non-function "t" I think it may be either when I have done a Ctl-C to break in or I may have inadvertently ...
    John LogsdonJohn Logsdon
    Apr 6, 1999 at 1:36 pm
    Apr 7, 1999 at 1:15 pm
  • Windows users note: the rw-faq says However, if you want to use iESS edit object and many other functions in the iESS dropdown menu, you must also first edit the distributed file ...
    Simon FearSimon Fear
    Apr 6, 1999 at 2:45 pm
    Apr 6, 1999 at 6:06 pm
  • Hi, I am trying to install R-0.64.0 version on SGI machine running IRIX 6.5. Machine details: 319 < uname -a IRIX64 mind 6.5 07271714 IP27 Configure script runs fine and ...
    Jayshree SarmaJayshree Sarma
    Apr 29, 1999 at 7:18 pm
    Apr 30, 1999 at 9:15 pm
  • Congratulations !!! Pablo. -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.- r-help mailing list -- Read Send "info", ...
    Pablo E. VerdePablo E. Verde
    Apr 18, 1999 at 12:54 pm
    Apr 28, 1999 at 7:21 am
  • In S-Plus, one can invoke a shell command by prepending it with a "!", e.g.: Is something similar available in R? Is it possible to execute shell commands from within R? Fredrik ...
    Fredrik GlocknerFredrik Glockner
    Apr 26, 1999 at 11:46 am
    Apr 26, 1999 at 9:21 pm
  • We here at HGSI have a consultant doing some statistical work for us. HGSI bought and installed SAS, but our consultant insists that R and Rweb is a better solution. I do not know either package so I ...
    Carl CarpenterCarl Carpenter
    Apr 22, 1999 at 4:12 pm
    Apr 23, 1999 at 5:45 pm
  • I have successfully installed coda in R, and I am also able to read output from a Bugs run into coda. When I try to plots from CODA Output Analysis Menu, I do however _get_ problems: CODA Output ...
    Geir Olve StorvikGeir Olve Storvik
    Apr 12, 1999 at 11:45 am
    Apr 15, 1999 at 9:01 am
  • I would like to have a function that inputs a file name, then reads that data file and does various stuff to it. Something like: doit<-function(filename) { x<-scan("~/rstuff/data/"filename) #for ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Apr 14, 1999 at 6:24 am
    Apr 14, 1999 at 2:15 pm
  • This is an automatic reply from Markus Jantti. I am out of town between 3 April and 19 April. I will attend to your message once I am back in my office on April 20th. In case you need very urgently ...
    Apr 10, 1999 at 7:07 pm
    Apr 12, 1999 at 7:51 am
  • This question is mainly aimed at Kurt Hornik as author of the ctest package, but I'm cc'ing it to r-help as I suspect there will be other valuable opinions out there. I have been attempting 2 sample ...
    David MiddletonDavid Middleton
    Apr 9, 1999 at 1:49 am
    Apr 10, 1999 at 6:03 pm
  • I have read in the date, using chron, and plotted a time-series of concentration vs date. How do display the date on the x-axis? "This universe never did make sense; I suspect it was built on a ...
    Geldenhuys, WillieGeldenhuys, Willie
    Apr 26, 1999 at 1:28 pm
    Apr 27, 1999 at 10:02 pm
  • Dear all, I don't get it: First of all, the help doesn't say what are the memory limits of R. Say, what's the max heap size for instance ???? Secondly, I invoke R with the following commands each ...
    Konstantinos Euripides VorloouKonstantinos Euripides Vorloou
    Apr 27, 1999 at 1:14 pm
    Apr 27, 1999 at 7:58 pm
  • Hi, I am very new to R and trying to bring my plot of residuals to my LaTex document, and seems as I need some help. I first tried the example from the help file, e.g. pictex(file="model1.tex", ...
    Orlando San MartinOrlando San Martin
    Apr 25, 1999 at 2:11 pm
    Apr 27, 1999 at 7:06 am
  • Dear All, How can I get the same stream of random numbers in R and S? I know one of the generators in R is Super-Duper also used in S-plus, but the .Random.seed's are set differently. I tried to ...
    Apr 26, 1999 at 1:38 pm
    Apr 27, 1999 at 6:53 am
  • I'm have what's probably a trivial &| silly problem trying to access a c-function in a shared library ( R 0.64, under redhat linux 5.2). R COMPILE rctest.c R SHLIB -o rctest.o produce a ...
    Barnet WagmanBarnet Wagman
    Apr 25, 1999 at 6:41 pm
    Apr 25, 1999 at 9:06 pm
  • I'm encountering a couple problems configuring and making R 0.64 under linux, redhat 5.2 These problems didn't occur when I build 0.63.2 Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. (1) configure ...
    Barnet WagmanBarnet Wagman
    Apr 19, 1999 at 7:27 pm
    Apr 23, 1999 at 2:02 pm
  • Hello, I just tried the rw0640 version for Windows95. If I type a 1: appears. Does anyone knows what to type in after that, it seems that some input is required? Thanks CHRISTOPH ...
    Christoph KalinowskiChristoph Kalinowski
    Apr 13, 1999 at 1:49 pm
    Apr 19, 1999 at 11:44 pm
  • Apologies in advance from an R newbie if this is a dumb question. Is it possible to produce choropleth maps in R? I gather from some nice research papers on the AT&T (sorry, Lucent) S web site that ...
    Tim ChurchesTim Churches
    Apr 17, 1999 at 10:36 pm
    Apr 18, 1999 at 9:18 am
  • ---------- Thank you very much Guido and Brian! On my machine (with MikTeX installed), I use as helpPRINT.bat (building on the proposed example): @echo off pdflatex \nonstopmode\input{%1} start ...
    Christophe DeclercqChristophe Declercq
    Apr 14, 1999 at 6:40 pm
    Apr 15, 1999 at 4:18 pm
  • Hi, all. I'm trying to use some linear regression models in which both the dependent and independent variables are measured with some error. To make things worse, while the errors in the dependent ...
    Matthew WienerMatthew Wiener
    Apr 15, 1999 at 3:07 am
    Apr 15, 1999 at 2:33 pm
  • Dear R-helpers, Im trying to fit a Log-linear model on a dataset with bird counts from 60 sites over 14 years for 12 months each (factors for the models). One of the aims is to predict the missing ...
    Cor en AylinCor en Aylin
    Apr 14, 1999 at 7:17 pm
    Apr 15, 1999 at 12:42 am
  • I've seen a few recent references here to `passing the R CMD check'. Is this Unix/Linux only? (I'm presuming it's some kind of function reference check ... that would be really useful) Simon ...
    Simon FearSimon Fear
    Apr 14, 1999 at 12:40 pm
    Apr 14, 1999 at 2:01 pm
  • Having just upgraded to 063.3 reminds me of a wish I have had for a long time. Could we not have libraries (sorry, packages) other than for the base distribution in a subdirectory ...
    Simon FearSimon Fear
    Apr 6, 1999 at 4:37 pm
    Apr 6, 1999 at 5:49 pm
  • Has anyone successfully installed ESS on Win95? I have emacs version 19.34.6 and R version 0.63.3. The ESS README and Makefiles seem pretty Unix-specific. -- Terry J. Westley, Principal Engineer ...
    Terry J. WestleyTerry J. Westley
    Apr 1, 1999 at 8:09 pm
    Apr 1, 1999 at 9:46 pm
  • In legend() is it possibly to mix lines and boxes? I would like to do something like legend(locator(1), legend = c("al", "ben", "chris", "dave"), lty = c(1, 2, 3, NA), fill = c(NA, NA, NA, "gray")) ...
    Jonathan RougierJonathan Rougier
    Apr 30, 1999 at 2:56 pm
    Apr 30, 1999 at 4:14 pm
  • I wonder if someone could explain how the following R idiom works (it's used in start <- coef start[fit$pivot] <- coef coef is a vector of coefficients, set by .Fortran("dqrls", ...) ...
    Barnet WagmanBarnet Wagman
    Apr 30, 1999 at 7:36 am
    Apr 30, 1999 at 8:17 am
  • R 0.64 on windows NT 4.0 Sometimes I got an error message by doing this Warning: Wrong length .Random.seed; forgot initial RNGkind? set to Wichmann-Hill[1] 0.02253721 0.84832584 ........ Sometimes I ...
    Mai ZhouMai Zhou
    Apr 28, 1999 at 10:38 pm
    Apr 29, 1999 at 7:05 am
  • I'm attempting to build an R package for some of my own code (using NT x86, rw0640, cygwin b20.1) The problem is that some header files required to build libR.seem to be missing from the distribution ...
    Ken JohnsonKen Johnson
    Apr 26, 1999 at 8:23 pm
    Apr 27, 1999 at 6:10 am
  • Is there anyway (other than 'repeat'') of catching the errors that R throws? Thanks, ------------------- Barnet Wagman wagman at 773-645-8369 1361 N. Hoyne Chicago, IL 60622 ...
    Barnet WagmanBarnet Wagman
    Apr 25, 1999 at 4:47 pm
    Apr 25, 1999 at 6:48 pm
  • I'm very new to R and I'm having trouble doing something that should be very simple (so I'm probably missing something quite obvious). When I run I get the correct coefficients. However, when I try ...
    Andy bernatAndy bernat
    Apr 23, 1999 at 2:30 am
    Apr 23, 1999 at 7:00 am
  • ooops, he is not a consultant, he is a full time employee. it also seems that we are not ditching sas. instead he will be using R in certain places where sas would take too long. well, there is also ...
    Carl CarpenterCarl Carpenter
    Apr 22, 1999 at 6:30 pm
    Apr 22, 1999 at 8:54 pm
  • Hi, probably there's some parameter I don't know how to set. Using R 0.64 on a Sun sparc, I use the following command axis(1, at=xspos(times), labels=result, cex.axis=0.7) where result is sth. like ...
    Armin S. A. RoehrlArmin S. A. Roehrl
    Apr 21, 1999 at 12:02 pm
    Apr 22, 1999 at 12:39 pm
  • Dear R experts, R (0.63) does not seem to write me any text in a PS file. Trying x11() plot(12) text(5,5, "Hello World") works fine. Now I would like to have the same as a PS file ...
    Armin S. A. RoehrlArmin S. A. Roehrl
    Apr 21, 1999 at 11:10 pm
    Apr 22, 1999 at 1:00 am
  • All: Any ideas on how to do variance component estimation, or at least get Expected Mean Sqaures out of the modeling commands. Thanks. Tony Tony Long Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Steinhaus Hall ...
    Tony LongTony Long
    Apr 21, 1999 at 10:04 pm
    Apr 21, 1999 at 10:40 pm
  • Here is another of those 'is it a bug or am I using it wrong' questions: I'd be very grateful if someone could help. I am doing a lot of graphs for a thesis at the minute, many of which need ...
    Michael LapsleyMichael Lapsley
    Apr 19, 1999 at 11:33 pm
    Apr 19, 1999 at 11:58 pm
  • Since R0633 I have noticed when typing fast inside the dos window of the Rterm, R did not pickup correctly, If I type () fast, it shows as )). I am using windows NT 4.0 R0640, and click on the Rterm ...
    Mai ZhouMai Zhou
    Apr 19, 1999 at 4:14 pm
    Apr 19, 1999 at 5:10 pm
  • I just installed the 0.64 rpm for Linux and noticed that the links to function.html and packages.html on .../doc/html/index.html don't go anywhere. In fact, those pages don't seem to exist. Do I have ...
    Stuart LuppescuStuart Luppescu
    Apr 16, 1999 at 7:07 pm
    Apr 19, 1999 at 11:20 am
  • Does anyone know what algorithm R uses in glm, family=binomial (i.e. a logit model)? I assume that it's in the source somewhere, but I wasn't able to find it. I'd like to know what file it's in (in a ...
    Barnet WagmanBarnet Wagman
    Apr 19, 1999 at 4:52 am
    Apr 19, 1999 at 5:53 am
  • Hi, I am trying to create a matrix 8000x8000 but cannot make R work properly with: rgui --vsize 30 --nsize 1000000 I can't pass an nsize value more than 1000000. What are the limits uder windows 98 ? ...
    Konstantinos Euripides VorloouKonstantinos Euripides Vorloou
    Apr 16, 1999 at 10:20 am
    Apr 16, 1999 at 12:22 pm
  • Dear R experts, currently I'm converting a bit of trivial Splus code to R. In Splus I came across the stamp function. Does R have something similar? Thank you very much for your time. Ananke P.S. ...
    Apr 16, 1999 at 8:24 am
    Apr 16, 1999 at 9:02 am
  • Does one need to re-install libraries when going from 0.63.x to 0.64.0? best, -tony -- A.J. Rossini Research Assistant Professor of Biostatistics Center for AIDS Research UW Biostatistics ...
    A.J. RossiniA.J. Rossini
    Apr 13, 1999 at 5:50 pm
    Apr 13, 1999 at 7:39 pm
  • Dear all, Compiling R-0.64.0 on DEC osf4.0 has the following error message (earlier version was OK). cc -ieee_with_inexact -g -I../include -I../../src/include -c pnf.c -o pnf.o cc -ieee_with_inexact ...
    Dr X CaiDr X Cai
    Apr 12, 1999 at 11:11 am
    Apr 12, 1999 at 2:06 pm
  • Hi, I'm new to R. I'm trying to install R-0.64.0 on FreeBSD 2.2.8 (also new to FreeBSD). First, I run ./configure and then make. Make gives me an error message because it cannot find "" when ...
    Loren M. McCarterLoren M. McCarter
    Apr 12, 1999 at 12:32 am
    Apr 12, 1999 at 1:49 am
  • Dear R-users, Does anybody know if analogs of the following S-plus functions are available (or planned to be) in R: manova - multivariate analysis of variance faces - Chernoff faces plot spin - 3D ...
    Sergei ZuyevSergei Zuyev
    Apr 9, 1999 at 2:52 pm
    Apr 9, 1999 at 4:48 pm
  • Hi, I'm running 0.64 using the gnome interface on a linuxppc. The code configures and builds without problems. In using the non gnome interface the PS output in demo(graphics) is normal. In the gnome ...
    Tom KennedyTom Kennedy
    Apr 8, 1999 at 6:52 am
    Apr 8, 1999 at 8:20 am
  • Hi, I am using 0.63.2 on Windows. I have some functions programmed to do repetitive tasks and have some print(variables) statements to check how my program is progressing but get no output on screen ...
    Konstantinos Euripides VorloouKonstantinos Euripides Vorloou
    Apr 7, 1999 at 12:15 pm
    Apr 8, 1999 at 7:45 am
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