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  • Hi! I need to plot two lines on the same graph. I do plot(x,y) then plot(x,z,add=TRUE) but I get the following warning messages Warning messages: 1: parameter "add" couldn't be set in high-level ...
    Myriam AbramsonMyriam Abramson
    Aug 29, 2001 at 2:30 am
    Sep 1, 2001 at 9:30 pm
  • I've sometimes thought it would be useful to have another mail list called "no I haven't read the documentation but someone can save me a lot of time," or perhaps just "newbie" for short. This can be ...
    Paul GilbertPaul Gilbert
    Aug 29, 2001 at 2:47 pm
    Aug 31, 2001 at 8:49 am
  • Hi, SAS transport files created with the xport engine in SAS can be read using read.xport. However, the xport engine only works with SAS version 6, and consequently long variable names are not ...
    Søren HøjsgaardSøren Højsgaard
    Aug 23, 2001 at 9:04 pm
    Aug 24, 2001 at 3:21 pm
  • I'm trying to use the pictex driver for bargraphs, and the shading isn't showing up. Is there any way to get some sort of shading in the plots? A hatch or stipple would be fine, too; just some way to ...
    Jain, Rahul (Rahul)Jain, Rahul (Rahul)
    Aug 2, 2001 at 6:50 pm
    Aug 17, 2001 at 8:33 am
  • Hello R users, I am doing some work with a large data set but am running out of memory. I understand that R dynamically loads memory as it needs it, but for some reason it cannot seem to find my ...
    Michael RobertsMichael Roberts
    Aug 31, 2001 at 10:22 pm
    Sep 3, 2001 at 7:40 am
  • Hi all, I have a bit of a newbie question here that I hope y'all can help with. I've run a cluster analysis using hclust on about 500 objects (using R1.3 under Win 2000). The problem is that the tips ...
    Duncan MackayDuncan Mackay
    Aug 27, 2001 at 5:09 am
    Aug 28, 2001 at 12:57 pm
  • I am trying to figure what has been contributed toward building graphical interfaces from R. The only item I have found ( and this looks very promising) is the package tcltk under R for Windows. Are ...
    Doug NychkaDoug Nychka
    Aug 23, 2001 at 8:27 pm
    Aug 27, 2001 at 3:14 pm
  • I have two problems where I've come up with some code that will do the analysis that I want, but it looks pretty clumsy. In the first case, I calculate the variance on five different columns for each ...
    Grum, MikkelGrum, Mikkel
    Aug 21, 2001 at 7:14 am
    Aug 22, 2001 at 3:01 pm
  • Hi again Why does this occur? [1] FALSE Many thanks, Rachel -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.- r-help mailing list -- Read ...
    Rachel CunliffeRachel Cunliffe
    Aug 10, 2001 at 12:58 am
    Aug 11, 2001 at 9:57 pm
  • Hello, is there a quick way of estimating Weibull parameters for some data points that are assumed to be Weibull-distributed? I guess I'm just too lazy to set up a Maximum-Likelihood estimation.. ...
    Kaspar PflugshauptKaspar Pflugshaupt
    Aug 28, 2001 at 1:11 pm
    Aug 29, 2001 at 6:38 am
  • Dear all, Using the tsls package, I noticed that regression lists longer than 64 character are getting truncated. Looking at the original source, tsls.formula <- function(model, instruments, data, ...
    Zsombor Cseres-GergelyZsombor Cseres-Gergely
    Aug 22, 2001 at 5:25 pm
    Aug 23, 2001 at 2:55 pm
  • Hi, Can anyone tell me what might cause this error message? Error in .Fortran("swallocate", as.double(mtx), as.double(wt), as.integer(n), : C/Fortran function name not in load table This occurs when ...
    Ko-Kang Kevin WangKo-Kang Kevin Wang
    Aug 15, 2001 at 11:04 am
    Aug 16, 2001 at 3:39 pm
  • Dear list, I use R 1.3.0 on Solaris. Today I realized that the html help search engine does not work at the moment (this means that I always get the search engine page again if I try to specify a ...
    Christian HennigChristian Hennig
    Aug 10, 2001 at 4:04 pm
    Aug 11, 2001 at 11:34 am
  • Hello R-users, I am aware that this is a very basic question, but still... Since mode() function is reserved for something else, is there a function to calculate statistical mode for a vector or a ...
    Aug 24, 2001 at 12:08 pm
    Sep 18, 2001 at 11:26 am
  • I've writen this function (imagenrgb) to display a (m,n,3) array as a RGB image with ngris^3 colors and,optionally, stretching. If option ver=F, it does not display but saves a pseudocolor version of ...
    Agustin LoboAgustin Lobo
    Aug 30, 2001 at 8:03 pm
    Aug 31, 2001 at 11:45 am
  • Hi, I have a basic import problem. I tried to import a comma delimited "boston.csv" from C drive and gave the following command at R prompt Error: syntax error can any one help to debugg the code.I ...
    Srinivasa raghavanSrinivasa raghavan
    Aug 27, 2001 at 6:26 am
    Aug 27, 2001 at 8:48 am
  • Hi, I am completely new to R and I feel kind of lost. Although I can accomplish most of the basic taks, I am very confused when I am trying to do the following: I have multiple sets of 2D data that ...
    Panagiotis G. IpeirotisPanagiotis G. Ipeirotis
    Aug 15, 2001 at 11:19 pm
    Aug 16, 2001 at 2:57 pm
  • I am using R 1.3.0 on Windows 2000. For an experiment, I am wanting to find the most diverse 400 items to study in a possible 3200 items. Diversity here is based on a few hundred attributes. For ...
    Mark RobinsonMark Robinson
    Aug 1, 2001 at 3:05 pm
    Aug 9, 2001 at 12:04 am
  • It was suggested to me that, although I've installed version 1.3.0 of R, the contained foreign package won't be the most recent. Hence, it's worth using update.package(). However, when I did that, I ...
    Dr. Stephan Martin RudolferDr. Stephan Martin Rudolfer
    Aug 29, 2001 at 11:17 am
    Aug 29, 2001 at 3:43 pm
  • Hi! Is it possible to display a 3d array as an RGB image? For example, given the following array: , , 1 [,1] [,2] [,3] [,4] [,5] [1,] 170 174 173 172 161 [2,] 171 178 174 166 149 [3,] 168 174 173 166 ...
    Agustin LoboAgustin Lobo
    Aug 26, 2001 at 9:53 pm
    Aug 28, 2001 at 5:55 am
  • I have to admit that I'm a bit ignorant about regular expressions...I have a problem with "gsub": under unix I can : F.123 F.123 F123 F123 sed 's/F\./d/g' tmp.txt d123 d123 F123 F123 that is ...
    Peter MalewskiPeter Malewski
    Aug 15, 2001 at 9:42 am
    Aug 15, 2001 at 3:55 pm
  • I have a problem with embedding R into perl. I downloaded the interface program/module from, and I can't seem to understand how to use it. This is all done under Win NT 4.0. If anyone ...
    Jon doJon do
    Aug 14, 2001 at 2:20 pm
    Aug 14, 2001 at 3:44 pm
  • Can anyone tell me what's wrong with this command?? xx<-subset(x,LOCAL.NAME==c("Chifumbata","Chikota"),select=c(13,16,19,23,26,2 9,30,33:48)) Warning message: longer object length is not a multiple ...
    Grum, MikkelGrum, Mikkel
    Aug 13, 2001 at 1:37 pm
    Aug 14, 2001 at 6:03 am
  • Sorry for this long message. The two first questions asks for general coding standard when creating packages, the third one asks if the .R files are concatenated in lexical order or not, the fourth ...
    Henrik BengtssonHenrik Bengtsson
    Aug 7, 2001 at 6:21 pm
    Aug 9, 2001 at 7:23 pm
  • I'd like to plot data that's in the form of a table such as this: 1 2 4 6 8 12 a 10 11 12 14 15 30 b 2 3 3 4 5 5 c 1 1 2 2 3 3 Where the row headers are the results for different series of tests, and ...
    Jain, Rahul (Rahul)Jain, Rahul (Rahul)
    Aug 8, 2001 at 7:37 pm
    Aug 8, 2001 at 9:56 pm
  • I have made a plot with a legend and on the screen it looks fine, but when I save as jpg or pdf, or print, the legend box is too small, it cuts through the words on the right side. I put an example ...
    Paul JohnsonPaul Johnson
    Aug 8, 2001 at 4:20 pm
    Aug 8, 2001 at 8:36 pm
  • Is there a way to check if a variable is aliases to another? Example: x <- list(a=1, b=2, c=3) y <- .Alias(x) Can one tell that 'y' is an alias to another object? By the way, is it a correct ...
    Henrik BengtssonHenrik Bengtsson
    Aug 2, 2001 at 3:03 am
    Aug 2, 2001 at 7:06 pm
  • Hello R users, I wish to draw a type of horizontal bar chart for two groups (males and females). The values for one group will start at the y-axis and point to the left, and the values for the other ...
    Andrew C. WardAndrew C. Ward
    Aug 28, 2001 at 6:20 am
    Sep 24, 2001 at 2:43 pm
  • Dear R users, I'm a new user of R : in fact , i hadn't used R yet. To say the truth , I'm used to with graphical interface of windows environment. so R console reminds me Linux , of which i am afraid ...
    Aug 30, 2001 at 5:59 pm
    Aug 31, 2001 at 12:54 pm
  • I would like to make the print format of the axis value labels appear as ``nn%'' instead of just the numbers. Is there a way to do this? Also, the x axis value labels on my horizontal barplot are ...
    Aug 30, 2001 at 7:18 pm
    Aug 31, 2001 at 7:39 am
  • Hi! After unziping the CRAN file on my Win95 library directory, I start R and type After that, help commands of the e1071 functions work (i.e., help(read.pnm), BUT some functions themselves ...
    Agustin LoboAgustin Lobo
    Aug 29, 2001 at 8:54 am
    Aug 30, 2001 at 6:58 am
  • While runing R1.3.0 on a Win95 machine, a process has produced the following error: Error: vector memory exhausted (limit reached?) In addition: Warning message: Reached total allocation of 47Mb: see ...
    Agustin LoboAgustin Lobo
    Aug 28, 2001 at 9:33 am
    Aug 28, 2001 at 5:04 pm
  • Hi, I am sorry to bother you with such a (presumably) simple question, but I have spent a couple of hours browsing the net and R documentation and came up with no answer to it. My problem is that I ...
    Jakub FastJakub Fast
    Aug 27, 2001 at 12:55 am
    Aug 27, 2001 at 4:10 pm
  • Hi, Under Windows, I am exporting graphs from R (in metafile -emf- format), and want to combine them using a graphic package. It happens that the background of the graph is represented by a filled ...
    Philippe GrosjeanPhilippe Grosjean
    Aug 8, 2001 at 7:11 am
    Aug 27, 2001 at 11:52 am
  • Hello, Is there a function for searching a string for a given character? For example, I have transcriptions like tsibi tSibi tibi kibi I want to search the character object for the presence of 's' or ...
    David WhiteDavid White
    Aug 24, 2001 at 4:23 pm
    Aug 24, 2001 at 7:16 pm
  • I am trying to use R to repeatedly plot data to an X11 device from a file that is being updated every five minutes. My initial strategy was to use a loop in R that roughly looks like this while ...
    Chris MarshallChris Marshall
    Aug 20, 2001 at 5:40 pm
    Aug 24, 2001 at 12:08 pm
  • Can windows metafiles be created on Linux version of R? Is this device windows-dependent? -- Victor Moreno V.Moreno at Servei d'Epidemiologia i Registre del Cancer ...
    Victor MorenoVictor Moreno
    Aug 16, 2001 at 7:41 pm
    Aug 16, 2001 at 7:41 pm
  • Hi everyone, I'm trying to run R in batch mode, and I'm having trouble printing my plots to any file type other than postscript. I know R BATCH doesn't support X11()--is there any way to use R BATCH ...
    Evan Zane MacoskoEvan Zane Macosko
    Aug 14, 2001 at 7:43 pm
    Aug 14, 2001 at 10:08 pm
  • On Linux (RH7.1) with R installed from CRAN rpms: I have many files with miscellaneous names *.dat. I would like to successively open each one, run some functions on them, and then write some output ...
    Paul E JohnsonPaul E Johnson
    Aug 13, 2001 at 4:24 pm
    Aug 13, 2001 at 5:06 pm
  • I am trying to download R.1.3 for Windows , and I have troubles with some of the .zip files. I am working with a laptop operating on Windows 98 and use Netscape 4.5 as a browser. I have downloaded ...
    Gianfranco LovisonGianfranco Lovison
    Aug 13, 2001 at 11:19 am
    Aug 13, 2001 at 1:35 pm
  • I just updated rpart to the latest version (3.1.0). There are a number of changes between this and previous versions, and some of the code I've been using with earlier versions (e.g. 3.0.2) no longer ...
    Marc R. FeldesmanMarc R. Feldesman
    Aug 12, 2001 at 8:59 pm
    Aug 13, 2001 at 5:57 am
  • Hi, I'm just wonder if there is an R equivalent function of gam() - which exist in Splus. Also does anyone know if the library( modreg ), which comes with the installation file of R 1.3.0 (Windows ...
    Ko-Kang Kevin WangKo-Kang Kevin Wang
    Aug 12, 2001 at 6:17 pm
    Aug 12, 2001 at 10:03 pm
  • Dear everybody! I m seeking the package named hdarray for the analysis of microarrays data. It must not included in the base packages. Thanks in advance. Aboubakar Maitournam ...
    Aboubakar MaitournamAboubakar Maitournam
    Aug 8, 2001 at 12:57 pm
    Aug 10, 2001 at 11:52 am
  • In the examples section of the package:panel function:panel it says #See the accompanying document "A Users Guide to panel" for #examples and code segments. I tried to search this document from my ...
    Kari RuohonenKari Ruohonen
    Aug 6, 2001 at 4:56 pm
    Aug 7, 2001 at 7:27 am
  • Here are two expressions that am using as axes labels: deln15.lab <- expression(delta^15*N) delc13.lab <- expression(delta^13*C) #I was pleasantly surprised that the axes labels on the #following 2 ...
    Anne YorkAnne York
    Aug 2, 2001 at 4:20 pm
    Aug 3, 2001 at 6:38 am
  • Howdy! I need to calculate partial correlations and I just can't find out how to do that with R. Can anybody help? Ragnar ...
    Ragnar BeerRagnar Beer
    Aug 1, 2001 at 9:45 am
    Aug 1, 2001 at 12:26 pm
  • I've been playing around with contrasts in lm by specifying the contrasts argument. So, I want to specify a specific contrast to be tested Say: x1 -1.814101 I was surprised to see that I get a ...
    Warnes, Gregory RWarnes, Gregory R
    Aug 31, 2001 at 3:48 am
    Aug 31, 2001 at 6:59 pm
  • R users, I got a problem to analyze with probit model. What package contains the algorithm to do probit model. Lawrence N.M Kazembe Mathematical Sciences Department Chancellor College University of ...
    Aug 31, 2001 at 12:01 pm
    Aug 31, 2001 at 12:49 pm
  • Hello. I know that lattice is still in beta beta but. . . Nick Ellis wrote to S-news with an example of 'trellis' with several lines in each panel ...
    R. Heberto GhezzoR. Heberto Ghezzo
    Aug 30, 2001 at 2:47 pm
    Aug 30, 2001 at 10:28 pm
  • I have a question which is not necessarily related to R. I want to use a distorted political map of the world with certain countries increased in size according to a certain variable (an idea similar ...
    Aug 29, 2001 at 12:10 am
    Aug 29, 2001 at 3:56 pm
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