Re: [R] Hmisc/Design and problem with cgroup

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: Wed 25 May 2005 - 06:36:38 EST

Frank E Harrell Jr wrote:

> Uwe Ligges wrote:
> 

>> Aric Gregson wrote:
>>
>>> On 5/17/05 21:44 Frank E Harrell Jr sent the following:
>>>
>>>
>>>> Aric Gregson wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hello,
>>>>>
>>>>> I am trying to use the following to output a table to latex:
>>>>>
>>>>> cohortbyagesummary <- by(data.frame(age,ethnicity), cohort, summary)
>>>>> w <- latex.default(cohortbyagesummary, caption="Five Number Age
>>>>> Summaries by Cohort",
>>>>> label="agesummarybycohort", cgroup=c('hello','goodbye','hello'),
>>>>> colheads=c("Age","Ethnicity"),
>>>>> extracolheads=c('hello','goodbye'), greek=TRUE,
>>>>> ctable=TRUE)
>>>>> I am not able to get the major column headings of cgroup to work. I
>>>>> receive the error:
>>>>> Object cline not found
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> See if a modified version at
>>>> http://biostat.mc.vanderbilt.edu/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/Hmisc/R/latex.s
>>>> fixes your problem.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Dr. Harrell,
>>>
>>> Thanks for your help. I have downloaded latex.s, but am unable to figure
>>> out where it should go. How do I ensure that it is called when I load
>>> Hmisc? Do I patch it against R/Hmisc?
>>>
>>> I have a local directory structure in ~/Library/R/library/Hmisc/:
>>>
>>> -rw-r--r-- 1 user user 594 12 May 19:20 CITATION
>>> -rw-r--r-- 1 user user 989 12 May 19:20 DESCRIPTION
>>> drwxr-xr-x 3 user user 102 12 May 19:20 Meta/package.rds
>>> drwxr-xr-x 3 user user 102 12 May 19:20 R/Hmisc
>>> drwxr-xr-x 3 user user 102 12 May 19:20 libs/Hmisc.so
>>>
>>> Thanks for your patience.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Your directory structure is from an installed binary package. You need
>> to replace the file in the *source* package and *install* the source
>> package after that.
>>
>> Uwe Ligges
> 
> 
> A better approach is just to source( ) in the new version after 
> library(Hmisc) is issued.  You can put latex.s anywhere, just put that 
> path in the source( ).  A new version of Hmisc will include the fix.

Please note that this does now work generally if a NAMESPACE is involved (which seems not to be the case here).

Uwe

> Frank
> 

>>
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