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  • Dear all, I don't know the historical reason why the char '_' was defined in the R language grammar as a synonyme of the assignment <-, anyway the R documentation dosen't recommand its usage. Well, ...
    Oct 4, 2001 at 11:23 pm
    Oct 6, 2001 at 5:30 pm
  • Dear All - I tried to install R-1.3.1 on a Ultrasparc 10 running Solaris 2.7. I have followed the directions in the INSTALL file exactly, but R refuses to create the file R.bin. I also had someone ...
    Monnie McGeeMonnie McGee
    Oct 1, 2001 at 9:26 pm
    Oct 26, 2001 at 6:23 pm
  • Hi, all. I'd like to print out a table to a file (I'm using cat(...,file="foobar")). the problem is, cat doesn't print out the headings for the table (making the table hard to interpret!). For ...
    Greg TraftonGreg Trafton
    Oct 4, 2001 at 6:35 pm
    Oct 8, 2001 at 2:39 pm
  • Hi! How do I specify a filled point in a scatterplot? Their size? plot(x,y) just gives "empty" points like "o". I want a full black point. TIA -- myriam ...
    Myriam AbramsonMyriam Abramson
    Oct 24, 2001 at 3:04 am
    Oct 26, 2001 at 5:31 pm
  • Dear List, After my laptop was stolen I (eventually) replaced it with a G4 laptop running Mac OS 9.1 . This also meant I updated to the current Mac binary 1.3.1. This is pretty wonderful except for ...
    Oct 11, 2001 at 4:05 pm
    Oct 15, 2001 at 4:12 pm
  • Hi All, I am new to R, having used S-plus a number of years back. I would like to set up a time series object for forecasting, with data collected daily between 5th April 2001 and 16th September ...
    Mark ScarrMark Scarr
    Oct 31, 2001 at 12:47 am
    Nov 30, 2001 at 6:35 pm
  • For some mysterious reason I do not believe this was delivered to the list. Sorry if it turns out to be a duplicate.---Bob I have the happy task of purchasing a new windows desktop PC. I have a ...
    Bob PorterBob Porter
    Oct 16, 2001 at 6:25 pm
    Oct 18, 2001 at 5:06 pm
  • Hi, all, I've been converting code from S-Plus ("S" for short) to R for a few weeks. Here are some differences I've found, aside from the big well-known ones (scoping, models, data storage) and the ...
    David BrahmDavid Brahm
    Oct 3, 2001 at 3:35 pm
    Oct 4, 2001 at 3:29 pm
  • Here is the answer to an old question of mine, regarding maps in R Hope this help. claudia ---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2001 13:48:05 -0400 From: Kieran Healy <kjhealy at ...
    Claudia TebaldiClaudia Tebaldi
    Oct 31, 2001 at 9:36 pm
    Nov 6, 2001 at 5:57 pm
  • Howdy, I'm experiencing a segmentation fault when trying to load from mclust-1.1-4. I'm using R-1.3.1 on RedHat 6.2, and `gcc --version` reports "egcs-2.91.66". Any ideas? -Andy Package ...
    Andy JacobsonAndy Jacobson
    Oct 31, 2001 at 6:06 pm
    Nov 5, 2001 at 11:19 am
  • Greetings, I have two questions that I could not answer from the documentation. A - ecdf and confidence intervals : Is there a (simple) way to generate confidence intervals (95%) for a ecdf? B - ...
    Christian BlouinChristian Blouin
    Oct 22, 2001 at 4:45 pm
    Oct 23, 2001 at 12:52 pm
  • Are the following differences in table() output between versions 1.3.0 and 1.3.1 a feature, a bug or a problem with my implementation? (I am running under Solaris 2.7 SPARC, built using the Sun C and ...
    Steve ShiboskiSteve Shiboski
    Oct 23, 2001 at 7:18 pm
    Oct 29, 2001 at 4:31 pm
  • Hi, I have been using the persp() function to plot species response surfaces based on GAMs (using package mgcv). Everything works fine, except that I have a slight problem when it comes to producing ...
    Gavin SimpsonGavin Simpson
    Oct 24, 2001 at 9:30 am
    Oct 25, 2001 at 7:49 pm
  • Hi all, Appologies for the rather basic IO question but I am rather new to R... Migrated from IDL/Matlab recently. I have a rather simple Fortran control file (sigh...) that I am trying to parse and ...
    Randall SkeltonRandall Skelton
    Oct 17, 2001 at 11:05 am
    Oct 18, 2001 at 11:45 am
  • Dear all, I have strange problems with paste. Actually I suggest it is a bug (I send a associated bug report for some days ago too). I have a vector ce0, a character vector m and I paste them ...
    Ott ToometOtt Toomet
    Oct 9, 2001 at 11:09 am
    Oct 10, 2001 at 7:45 pm
  • I am trying to call some Fortran subroutines using .Fortran(). These subroutines have arguments of type 'character', 'real', 'integer', and 'integer*2'. Is it impossible to call subroutines expecting ...
    John Bjornar BremnesJohn Bjornar Bremnes
    Oct 8, 2001 at 2:25 pm
    Oct 10, 2001 at 2:07 pm
  • Hi R-fellows, can anyone explain this weird feature? I am trying to create a list of functions with apply, and it appears that there is something strange going on when the function evaluates the ...
    Uffe Høgsbro ThygesenUffe Høgsbro Thygesen
    Oct 10, 2001 at 9:13 am
    Oct 10, 2001 at 2:22 pm
  • I have the feeling that this is a dumb question but oh well ... When I have an object x with several attributes, y <- x will make a copy of x with all the attributes included. What if I just want y ...
    Johann PetrakJohann Petrak
    Oct 2, 2001 at 3:08 pm
    Oct 6, 2001 at 2:36 pm
  • I have some Bernoulli data something like this: x<-sort(runif(100,1,20)) p<-pnorm(x,10,3) y<-as.numeric(runif(x)<p) plot(x,y) lines(x,p) This plot is not very satisfactory because the ogive does not ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Oct 2, 2001 at 9:23 am
    Oct 4, 2001 at 4:19 pm
  • Dear all, Sorry for the simplicity of the question, but how does one go about removing duplicated rows in a data.frame? I'm looking for a quick and simple solution, as my data.frames are relatively ...
    Gary CollinsGary Collins
    Oct 31, 2001 at 10:07 am
    Nov 5, 2001 at 10:47 am
  • Hello, Before I consider purchasing it, can someone comment on the general applicability of John Chambers' book titled "Programming with Data" for R programming. I am currently using R-1.3.1 with the ...
    Randall SkeltonRandall Skelton
    Oct 31, 2001 at 7:30 pm
    Nov 4, 2001 at 2:51 pm
  • Hi ALL: I am trying to use from library(tseries). I tried to run the example from help(get.hist.quote) but R complained. Here is the command I used and the response: ibm <- ...
    Dr. Andrew CriswellDr. Andrew Criswell
    Oct 29, 2001 at 2:36 am
    Oct 30, 2001 at 6:38 pm
  • Hi, In order to avoid deep copies by passing large arguments to functions or returning values, I'm trying to do the assignment of variables in a given environment. The problem is when I try to assign ...
    Rita RibeiroRita Ribeiro
    Oct 16, 2001 at 2:02 pm
    Oct 17, 2001 at 1:41 pm
  • Is there any way of preserving order of ordered factors when storing a table in PostgreSQL? I have been using PostgreSQL and the RPgSQL package to store a large table with answers such as "Strong ...
    F. TusellF. Tusell
    Oct 4, 2001 at 3:38 pm
    Oct 5, 2001 at 2:47 am
  • I've used R for a couple of years on FreeBSD with few problems. Recently, a couple of the contributed packages seem to have difficulty finding symbols in the shared libraries. Currently, I'm running ...
    Loren mccarterLoren mccarter
    Oct 31, 2001 at 4:22 pm
    Nov 2, 2001 at 5:07 pm
  • Dear R People, This question has nothing to do with R directly, but it is a simulation question. I need to generate a random variable distributed as gamma(\alpha,\beta), with the additional proviso ...
    Faheem MithaFaheem Mitha
    Oct 21, 2001 at 5:50 am
    Oct 24, 2001 at 2:36 pm
  • Hi all, this is OT, but maybe someone can give me a clue. I've got data from eye tracker experiments (750 data points). These figures show how the data lock like Y axes display velocity, x axes ...
    Sven GarbadeSven Garbade
    Oct 22, 2001 at 10:17 am
    Oct 23, 2001 at 8:21 am
  • Hi, Is there a way to comment out multiple lines at once in R source code like C language's /* */ struct? This is quite useful when one is testing different sections of a source code. Thanks, ...
    Oct 10, 2001 at 6:43 pm
    Oct 11, 2001 at 5:11 pm
  • Dear List I would like to apply kriging (using sgeostat or fields package) The result I got is as follows: 95,052,192 In other words. R should be able to allocate the vector of 41Mb!!!! What is the ...
    Geert AartsGeert Aarts
    Oct 30, 2001 at 8:06 pm
    Oct 31, 2001 at 8:41 am
  • Good morning, May I ask a naive follow up to this? Having now been granted limited rights to use R-windows on a work PC, I wish to set up my home PC to support compiling packages and so on. I ...
    Paul HewsonPaul Hewson
    Oct 19, 2001 at 7:05 am
    Oct 22, 2001 at 8:03 pm
  • Hi, I am trying a two way anova with unequal sample sizes but results are not as expected: I take the example from Applied Linear Statistical Models (Neter et al. pp889-897, 1996) growth rate gender ...
    Julien claudeJulien claude
    Oct 16, 2001 at 7:33 pm
    Oct 16, 2001 at 11:42 pm
  • This might more properly be filed as a bug report, but ... I came upon the following problem while trying to dyn.load a library of Fortran code into R. I'm running RedHat 7.1 on a Pentium III laptop, ...
    Brett PresnellBrett Presnell
    Oct 11, 2001 at 8:48 pm
    Oct 12, 2001 at 2:28 pm
  • Hello, i have some problems to run tcltk/R on with Win2000. With Win98 i have no problems !? When i do this in R, i get no message-error & tcl/tk is really here ! ...
    C. SchulzC. Schulz
    Oct 4, 2001 at 10:18 am
    Oct 4, 2001 at 10:12 pm
  • Hi, I have the graph below: The numbers are points in coordinates (simplified graph). I need make a cluster analysis of this for identify groups and make a graph with this groups under circle. In R ...
    Ronaldo Reis Jr.Ronaldo Reis Jr.
    Oct 29, 2001 at 11:32 am
    Nov 2, 2001 at 8:35 am
  • Thanks very much to all who answered my question yesterday on loops. Just a further quick question: If I have this: for(i in 1:n) { subset <- data[which(data$id==i),] which returns the rows where I ...
    Isabel JonesIsabel Jones
    Oct 31, 2001 at 12:37 pm
    Oct 31, 2001 at 2:56 pm
  • As a new user of R, I'm wondering what the maximum matrix size is in R? I have a large data set consisting of 9000 people and want to be able to create large matrices involving these. Is R suitable ...
    Laura GrossLaura Gross
    Oct 29, 2001 at 12:47 pm
    Oct 29, 2001 at 4:26 pm
  • Hello, I am getting output from anova() and summary(aov()) that depends on the order of the factors in the fitted model object, and this has me baffled. I see this dependency with the data.frame ...
    Robert BurrowsRobert Burrows
    Oct 26, 2001 at 9:07 pm
    Oct 27, 2001 at 1:24 am
  • Is there any package similar to the XML package that is able to "extract" relevant information from HTML files. Namely, I'm interested in obtained data that is represented as a HTML table, into some ...
    Luis TorgoLuis Torgo
    Oct 23, 2001 at 4:05 pm
    Oct 26, 2001 at 2:56 pm
  • Hi, I understand that the core of lowess() function is written in C. Is the C source code available and if yes, how can I get to it? I want to write a multidimensional extension of lowess() if you ...
    Oct 23, 2001 at 10:00 pm
    Oct 25, 2001 at 4:38 pm
  • The Rows function which is called from plot.compareFits in the nlme package is not found. Error in plot.compareFits(compareFits(coef(bp.model3), coef(bp.model3M))) : couldn't find function "Rows" Can ...
    Ross DarnellRoss Darnell
    Oct 23, 2001 at 5:29 am
    Oct 24, 2001 at 3:14 pm
  • Hello everybody. I have a question that has stumped me and the usual "apply" tricks don't seem to work. I run a course where each student's performance is marked by one or more assessors. I have a ...
    Robin HankinRobin Hankin
    Oct 18, 2001 at 3:21 am
    Oct 24, 2001 at 9:00 am
  • Peter Dalgaard writes (in response to a question about 2-way ANOVA with imbalance): People keep saying this --- very vehemently --- and it is NOT TRUE. Point 1 --- imbalance is really irrelevant ...
    Rolf TurnerRolf Turner
    Oct 17, 2001 at 4:16 am
    Oct 21, 2001 at 1:14 pm
  • Well, maybe this is sort of related... Eric Raymond has written an article for the Linux Journal on how to build an Ultimate Linux Box. You can find the whole thing at ...
    Liaw, AndyLiaw, Andy
    Oct 18, 2001 at 7:29 pm
    Oct 19, 2001 at 9:48 pm
  • Thanks for the answers on readme.packages. I have installed Rw1031 from SetupR.exe including the option for compiling source files and, following directions in, have ...
    Agustin LoboAgustin Lobo
    Oct 18, 2001 at 5:30 pm
    Oct 19, 2001 at 8:56 am
  • Is there some way run an R script from the command line? Can I put a line at the top of the file like I would for a bash or perl script? For example, a such a script (test.r) might look like ...
    Clark ChristensenClark Christensen
    Oct 18, 2001 at 8:01 pm
    Oct 19, 2001 at 8:07 am
  • Hello all, I am 2 days old in compiling and installing R-1.3.1 and having all kinds of problems with one particular package named "Matrix_0.3-15.tar.gz" Where should I start? OK! I have successfully ...
    Oct 17, 2001 at 2:53 pm
    Oct 17, 2001 at 4:32 pm
  • Dear R-list members, I´m trying to run a S-plus source (diag.norm) from in R I´m having problems in the following lines: lms <- summary(fit.model) # ...
    Oct 16, 2001 at 11:30 am
    Oct 16, 2001 at 5:11 pm
  • Hy, I have dowloaded the R-version for Windows. I would want to plot different pictures on the same device, but I am not able to do it (i.e I would like make 2 qqplot on the same graphic). Can you ...
    D TarfanelliD Tarfanelli
    Oct 16, 2001 at 9:39 am
    Oct 16, 2001 at 2:12 pm
  • Hi, I am trying to write a recursive routine which passes some variables through the function calls but also refers to some global variables. I need the global variables because they are very big (n ...
    David A RichmondDavid A Richmond
    Oct 14, 2001 at 5:44 pm
    Oct 15, 2001 at 10:18 am
  • Hi A toy example is probably the least ambiguous way of explaining what I'm trying to do. Length Class Mode a 15 spec list b 15 spec list I'm looking for an elegant way to fetch components of the ...
    Turner, JasonTurner, Jason
    Oct 9, 2001 at 8:35 pm
    Oct 11, 2001 at 9:04 am
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