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  • Hi, I've been using "nlregb" routine in splus3.4, but cannot find it here in R. Is it hidden in some library? Or there is a routine equivalent to it but with a different name? I'm planning to move ...
    Tony Q. ZhangTony Q. Zhang
    Dec 20, 1999 at 8:23 pm
    Jan 10, 2000 at 5:11 pm
  • Hi everyone I'm trying to generate a vector of the form a <- c(1,2,3,4,1,2,3,1,2,1) where n = 5 in a general way, where n can be any positive integer. I've run out of ideas. Does anyone have any ...
    Dec 21, 1999 at 12:20 pm
    Dec 21, 1999 at 10:19 pm
  • Please ignore my ignorance, I'm new to R, but starting a longish project that will use R a lot. (a computer scientist learning about stats at the same time). Did anybody alreay write a XML parser for ...
    Dec 1, 1999 at 1:25 am
    Dec 6, 1999 at 2:20 pm
  • List, Can R handle very large data sets (say, 100 million records) for data mining applications? My understanding is that Splus can not, but SAS can easily. Thanks, Tony Fagan An HTML attachment was ...
    Tony FaganTony Fagan
    Dec 23, 1999 at 5:38 am
    Dec 23, 1999 at 5:33 pm
  • [1] 2 5 Surely where.negative is something simple, but how? G?ran -------------------------------------------------------------- G?ran Brostr?m Department of Statistics tel: +46 90 786-5223 Ume? ...
    Göran BroströmGöran Broström
    Dec 7, 1999 at 5:19 pm
    Dec 7, 1999 at 6:07 pm
  • I have the following question, which is elementary but I am unable to answer. In a for(i) loop, I am trying to represent the 10 1-dimensional vectors l1, l2,... l10 by some expression that will run ...
    Faheem MithaFaheem Mitha
    Dec 16, 1999 at 7:41 pm
    Dec 17, 1999 at 9:52 am
  • I started the graphics device with X11(). When I tried to plot a tree object with It gives me the error message: Error in plot.window(xlim, ylim, log, asp, ...) : invalid xlim I was looking in the ...
    Kurt GerberKurt Gerber
    Dec 6, 1999 at 11:41 pm
    Dec 10, 1999 at 8:54 am
  • I have two supposedly identical installations, one under Windows 95, and the other (at home) under Windows 98. The puzzle is that under my Windows 98 installation, symbols plotted by default or with ...
    John MaindonaldJohn Maindonald
    Dec 1, 1999 at 9:51 pm
    Dec 4, 1999 at 6:21 pm
  • Hi, i want to use R as a filter in a Unix-like way. So i want to start it with producerTool | R --no-save --no-restore --slave < Rscript | anotherConsumerUnixTool inside the Script i put the results ...
    Christoph M. FriedrichChristoph M. Friedrich
    Dec 3, 1999 at 12:37 pm
    Dec 3, 1999 at 4:48 pm
  • Running on an Alpha machine which reports (uname -a) OSF1 bsdx01.bs.ehu.es V4.0 878 alpha and using the binary distribution put together by Albrecht Gebhardt (in ...
    Dec 23, 1999 at 2:58 pm
    Dec 27, 1999 at 7:53 am
  • Greetings. I'm trying to install R-0.90.1 on our digital 4.0F servers (alphaev6 arch). Using either the digital cc and f77, or gcc 2.95.2 and g77, R compiles, but on trying to execute it I get ...
    Rich BudrevichRich Budrevich
    Dec 20, 1999 at 4:47 am
    Dec 21, 1999 at 12:56 pm
  • I need some help here. posible combinations (order doesn't matter) of the elements. I would like a function such as: function(x,c(A,B,C,D)) to give a matrix (for x=3) like: A B C A B D A C D B C D or ...
    A sA s
    Dec 13, 1999 at 6:30 pm
    Dec 14, 1999 at 2:11 pm
  • Sorry for incomplete posting: I am using R 0.90.0 for Win95/NT Hence, the correct workaround is: which works for lower versions (I suppose). I have caused all the unclearness by non-citing the R ...
    Zdenek SkalaZdenek Skala
    Dec 9, 1999 at 7:41 am
    Dec 9, 1999 at 2:06 pm
  • Hello- Does anyone have a recommendation on how to call R from perl? I'm using the IPC::Open2 module, and running R with the --slave and --quiet options. The problem is that I can't predict how many ...
    John D. BarnettJohn D. Barnett
    Dec 6, 1999 at 10:12 pm
    Dec 7, 1999 at 8:00 pm
  • I mostly use Windows, but I am slowly learning to use Linux on my second machine. (It came in handy a couple of weeks ago when I had two files to sort, each of length about 2 million. Windows sort ...
    Murray JorgensenMurray Jorgensen
    Dec 1, 1999 at 12:35 am
    Dec 2, 1999 at 11:44 am
  • Hi, can anyone help with two questions concerning persp? (1) Is there a function in R to project points onto a persp() plot, as is in S+ (perspp() I think) ? (2) How can I label and tickmark axes x,y ...
    Jens Oehlschlägel-AkiyoshiJens Oehlschlägel-Akiyoshi
    Dec 6, 1999 at 2:13 pm
    Dec 22, 1999 at 8:59 pm
  • Hello everybody, since I installed R-0.90.0 (Linux 2.0.25) I have problems with generating printable output with 'help()'. Default output to the terminal ('echo $PAGER' gives 'less') works o.k.. When ...
    Uli Flenker; Raum 704Uli Flenker; Raum 704
    Dec 13, 1999 at 1:44 pm
    Dec 14, 1999 at 1:20 pm
  • I wonder if it isn't time to change the reply-to-list policy of R-help and adopt the alternative convention of replying to the author and asking him/her to summarize to the list. Recently R-help has ...
    Martyn PlummerMartyn Plummer
    Dec 7, 1999 at 6:00 pm
    Dec 8, 1999 at 10:14 am
  • Hi, Sorry to ask this but what is the meaning of "AFAIK". From a darn Frenchman! Regards. Yves -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.- r-help mailing list -- ...
    Yves GauvreauYves Gauvreau
    Dec 2, 1999 at 12:37 am
    Dec 2, 1999 at 5:47 pm
  • Dear R and S-Plus users: Currently I am using: at work: "S-Plus 2000 Pro" on a PC: Pentium II/350MHz, 256 MB RAM, running Win NT at home: "R" on my Mac PowerBook G3/292MHz, 128 MB RAM, running ...
    Dec 29, 1999 at 8:00 pm
    Dec 29, 1999 at 10:37 pm
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    Dec 21, 1999 at 8:30 am
    Dec 29, 1999 at 5:07 pm
  • I was wondering if there is a "bug" in the postscript driver? Here is the problem: postscript(file= "temp.ps", paper= "Letter", horizontal= FALSE) #In the following statement, pch has no effect ...
    Dec 13, 1999 at 4:24 pm
    Dec 14, 1999 at 1:06 pm
  • Is there a way to get subscripts and superscripts on the left hand side of a symbol? For example, oC or oF (degree Celsius or Fahrenheit) TIA Partha ...
    Dec 13, 1999 at 8:57 pm
    Dec 14, 1999 at 1:05 pm
  • A while ago there was a thread on graphics. I complained that the plots produced by dev.print had symbols and fonts that were too small. I said I had been using par(cex=2), but the advice was to use ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Dec 13, 1999 at 5:24 pm
    Dec 14, 1999 at 10:17 am
  • Venables and Ripley's supplementary notes state that Unix R provides a command history mechanism in which previous commands can be recalled using the up and down arrows. My version of R (Digital Unix ...
    Philip L. SmithPhilip L. Smith
    Dec 13, 1999 at 11:45 pm
    Dec 14, 1999 at 12:02 am
  • Dear R users - I am a first-time R user trying to compile v.0.90.0 under Caldera OpenLinux 2.3, on a Dell PII400/128. I've encountered a problem with the make file. First, I run configure, which ...
    Kieran HealyKieran Healy
    Dec 11, 1999 at 5:50 am
    Dec 11, 1999 at 11:06 am
  • I'm having some trouble following the instructions in the FAQ for debugging. I can run 'R -d gdb' at the command line and it works; also, I have run gdb from emacs before. But I can't figure out how ...
    John D. BarnettJohn D. Barnett
    Dec 10, 1999 at 4:58 pm
    Dec 10, 1999 at 6:20 pm
  • Hi everyone, Can someone tell me who made the port of the package stable (by Philippe Lambert) on the Windows platform or help me with the package. I ask Lambert about the problem I have and gave him ...
    Yves GauvreauYves Gauvreau
    Dec 4, 1999 at 12:54 am
    Dec 8, 1999 at 12:15 pm
  • [1] 0.1666667 On my work machine I believe I had par()$cra [1] 17 16 So it looks as though R is reading the width wrongly, and that it is the width that is somehow used to determine the plot ...
    John MaindonaldJohn Maindonald
    Dec 2, 1999 at 9:23 am
    Dec 4, 1999 at 5:36 pm
  • I'm a very recent user of R. I have been adapting my Splus programmes and I found only one (important) problem. There exists no function "nlmin" in R and its substitute, "nlm", does not work well ...
    JJ Dos Santos RamalhoJJ Dos Santos Ramalho
    Dec 1, 1999 at 9:33 am
    Dec 1, 1999 at 10:16 am
  • R-help Digest Friday, December 3 1999 Volume 01 : Number 034 In this issue: [R] model.tables Re: [R] Installing R on Slackware Linux Re: [R] Installing R on Slackware Linux [R] nlmin Re: [R] nlmin ...
    R-help DigestR-help Digest
    Dec 3, 1999 at 3:01 am
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  • Hi, I was wondering if there is a function in R for constrained minimization that is similar to the nlminb function in Splus. Thanks, Melvin Munsaka ...
    Melvin S. MunsakaMelvin S. Munsaka
    Dec 30, 1999 at 5:08 am
    Dec 30, 1999 at 8:33 am
  • Hallo, I am a newbie to R and desperatley seeking some material about fractal geometry. I found the great library on wavelet analysis of images and I'm now also keen on finding a similar package for ...
    Marc HembergerMarc Hemberger
    Dec 27, 1999 at 5:25 pm
    Dec 28, 1999 at 4:25 pm
  • Hi, Is there some easy way to plot some xy data and have date strings like say "dd/mmm" on the x axis? Thanks in advance. Yves ...
    Yves GauvreauYves Gauvreau
    Dec 26, 1999 at 12:33 pm
    Dec 27, 1999 at 11:03 am
  • Hi, First, a warning: I'm new to this. I have a data sample which I am displaying with the hist() command; no problems there. I would like to find three other pieces of information: the minimum, the ...
    Gil HauerGil Hauer
    Dec 24, 1999 at 3:24 pm
    Dec 24, 1999 at 4:51 pm
  • Hi, under RW0.651 and RW0.091 I found char num log fak 1 a 1 TRUE x 2 b 2 FALSE y 3 c 3 NA z [1] "1" I have no time to go after this tonight, but it looks liks bug, doesn't it? Regards -- Dr. Jens ...
    Jens Oehlschlägel-AkiyoshiJens Oehlschlägel-Akiyoshi
    Dec 20, 1999 at 8:08 pm
    Dec 20, 1999 at 8:47 pm
  • How do you prepare a *.Rd documentation file? What is that format? TIA, Robert Burrows rbb at nebiometrics.com -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.- r-help ...
    Robert BurrowsRobert Burrows
    Dec 19, 1999 at 4:33 am
    Dec 19, 1999 at 8:28 am
  • Hi, when writing a wrapper function, I would like to be able to pass additional arguments to more than one function inside, e.g. density.panel <- function(x, na.rm=TRUE, ...){ usr <- par("usr") ...
    Jens Oehlschlägel-AkiyoshiJens Oehlschlägel-Akiyoshi
    Dec 17, 1999 at 2:33 pm
    Dec 17, 1999 at 4:20 pm
  • Hi, Is it possible to zip all R files for Windows in a single package? Thanks. Yves ----- Original Message ----- From: Guido Masarotto <guido at hal.stat.unipd.it To: <r-announce at stat.math.ethz.ch ...
    Yves GauvreauYves Gauvreau
    Dec 17, 1999 at 3:45 pm
    Dec 17, 1999 at 4:12 pm
  • -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.- r-help mailing list -- Read http://www.ci.tuwien.ac.at/~hornik/R/R-FAQ.html Send "info", "help", or "[un]subscribe" (in ...
    Steven ScrogginSteven Scroggin
    Dec 17, 1999 at 2:34 pm
    Dec 17, 1999 at 3:57 pm
  • I am trying to obtain some more detail regarding the nlm function available in the latest release of R. Specifically, what mimimization routine is being used... and ... does there exist a fortran or ...
    Joanna MillsJoanna Mills
    Dec 16, 1999 at 7:46 pm
    Dec 16, 1999 at 8:13 pm
  • Does R have a function for the Durbin-Watson test? ......................................................... Steven Scroggin scrog at lvcm.com ...
    Steven ScrogginSteven Scroggin
    Dec 16, 1999 at 5:53 am
    Dec 16, 1999 at 10:13 am
  • This is something between a question and a bug report. {sometimes one should first ask on R-help before sending to R-bugs....} I wanted to plot (.) a formula with "..." ## Works : e0 <- ...
    Martin MaechlerMartin Maechler
    Dec 14, 1999 at 5:27 pm
    Dec 14, 1999 at 11:02 pm
  • (as the subject says) It makes sense to add (say k) boxplots to a given plot, using the given coordinate system. Currently, the calling sequence boxplot - boxplot.default() - bxp() [modeled after S] ...
    Martin MaechlerMartin Maechler
    Dec 10, 1999 at 4:07 pm
    Dec 10, 1999 at 4:58 pm
  • I'm working with a orthogonal and nested model (mixed). I have four factors, A,B,C,D; A and B are fixed and orthogonal C is nested in AB interaction and finally, D is nested in C. I would like to ...
    Marcelo Martinez PalaoMarcelo Martinez Palao
    Dec 10, 1999 at 4:19 pm
    Dec 10, 1999 at 4:19 pm
  • I am trying to do a MLE fit of the weibull to some data, which I attach. fitweibull<-function() { rt<-scan("r/rt/data2/triam1.dat") rt<-sort(rt) plot(rt,ppoints(rt)) a<-9 b<-.27 fn<-function(p) -sum( ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Dec 9, 1999 at 1:03 pm
    Dec 9, 1999 at 4:22 pm
  • Fritz, I have slightly adapted (didn't work before) "tsboot" from the "boot" library to the current time series conventions of R. The following patch will do that. I suggest to apply this patch to ...
    Adrian TraplettiAdrian Trapletti
    Dec 9, 1999 at 9:18 am
    Dec 9, 1999 at 9:26 am
  • Dear all, do anybody know how to set ylim in barplot() correctly? When I write: the y-axis goes from 0.0 to 0.8. Obviously I am doing something wrong. Are the ylim setting standards in barplot() ...
    Zdenek SkalaZdenek Skala
    Dec 8, 1999 at 3:27 pm
    Dec 8, 1999 at 3:59 pm
  • hello all, is there a way to convert R graphics (eps format) to jpg from a R function ? thanks for your help, Mathieu -- ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Mathieu ...
    Ros mathieuRos mathieu
    Dec 8, 1999 at 11:29 am
    Dec 8, 1999 at 12:10 pm
  • Hi, all. In trying to compile R v.0.90 on an alpha running Red Hat Linux 6.0, I'm getting the following error: make[3]: Entering directory `/home/mcw/alpha-R/R-0.90.0/src/appl' gcc -I. -I../include ...
    Matthew WienerMatthew Wiener
    Dec 7, 1999 at 10:30 pm
    Dec 7, 1999 at 11:13 pm
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