Re: [R] Reading data from a dataframe

From: David Winsemius <>
Date: Sat, 9 Feb 2008 17:52:44 +0000 (UTC)

Duncan Murdoch <> wrote in

> On 09/02/2008 11:38 AM, David Winsemius wrote:
>> "Alexander Ovodenko" <> wrote in snipped

>> Which creates the model and immediately discards it, because no
>> durable object was given the values:
>>> But when try to get a fitted line, I enter the following:
>>> with(pol572a1, lm( share.gnp)<-lm(incmean~rgnpc))  
>> That does not look particular sensible. Assuming that the goal was
>> to create a model object named share.gnp, then try instead:
>> with(pol572a1, share.gnp.mdl <-lm(incmean~rgnpc) ) 

> That won't work: share.gnp.mdl will be created in the local
> environment created by with(), and then discarded. You need to put
> it outside, i.e.
> share.gnp.mdl <- with(pol572a1, lm(incmean~rgnpc) )

Thank you for the correction. I see that I was committing the same error I had described above it albeit in a different manner. I do hope he first saw your earlier post, or that of Onkelinx suggesting the "data= " approach before following me into a blind alley.

David Winsemius

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