Re: [R] Just 2 more questions - for now!

From: stephen sefick <ssefick_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2008 08:02:18 -0400

lm(x~y+z)
this should work- I think
On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 7:01 AM, Williams, Robin < robin.williams_at_metoffice.gov.uk> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Thanks for the help with my previous post.
> I have just two more questions for the minute.
> I think I said in a previous post that I like to use the terminal,
> i.e. run rterm.exe. On exiting the terminal, I am asked if I want to
> save the workspace. If I hit y (yes), the workspace is just saved as
> .rdata in my working directory, does anyone know how I can name it
> directly from the terminal?
> More importantly, I can't then open this file from the terminal.
> Obviously loading the file from windows explorer brings up the GUI.
> Anyone know the command I need? All I can think of doing is adding
> rterm.exe to my path and running it from the command prompt (adding the
> file as an argument to my command), but surely there is an easy way to
> do this from R? Of course I would like to have the terminal open and
> open and close various workspaces in one session, without wanting to
> restart R all the time.
>
> Finally, I rather embarrasingly can't get lm to work despite reading
> the help. I can get it to work with a single explanatory variable, EG
> model <- lm(data$admissions~data$maxitemp)
> but how to include a second explanatory variable (minitemp)? I keep
> getting errors. Surely I don't need to use
> c(data$maxitemp,data$minitemp) etc?
>
> All help greatly appreciated - I am getting there slowly!
>
>
> Robin Williams
> Met Office summer intern - Health Forecasting
> robin.williams_at_metoffice.gov.uk
>
>
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