From: Liaw, Andy <andy_liaw_at_merck.com>

Date: Sat 25 Jun 2005 - 03:09:00 EST

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Date: Sat 25 Jun 2005 - 03:09:00 EST

*> From: Jim Brennan
**>
*

> OK, actually this is a textbook example of why it should be

*> done as you said
**> as I just add on the packages I want in Rprofile.site and
**> that way don't
**> screw up the default by cutting and pasting into Rprofile.
**>
**> So I have restored Rprofile to default and added
**> Rprofile.site as follows to
**> etc directory.
**>
**> local({
**> old <- getOption("defaultPackages")
**> options(defaultPackages = c(old, "MASS","gtools","gregmisc"))
**> })
**>
**> I think this is what you meant!
**>
**> As for running R --vanilla I don't know how to do that.
**> Is it possible with a windows version.?
*

Absolutely. If you use Rgui, right-click on the Rgui icon and click on "Properties". In the "target" field, add "--vanilla" (or any command line argument to R). If the command is quoted, make sure you add the option outside the quotes.

Andy

> Anyway it is working and thanks for the help.

*>
**> -----Original Message-----
**> From: Prof Brian Ripley [mailto:ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk]
**> Sent: June 24, 2005 12:22 PM
**> To: Jim Brennan
**> Cc: 'Douglas Bates'; 'r-help'
**> Subject: Re: [R] R demos
**>
**> On Fri, 24 Jun 2005, Jim Brennan wrote:
**>
**> > Thanks!
**> > I realized the datasets were not available, but not that
**> they were in a
**> > separate package. I have never had to load this package in previous
**> versions
**> > and assumed they were part of one of the default main packages.
**>
**> They are! datasets *is* `one of the default main packages'.
**>
**> > An easy fix was to adjust my default packages in the
**> Rprofile file to
**> > include "datasets"
**> > This is for those who don't know a file in the etc directory.
**>
**> Not really: you should be using Rprofile.site: see ?Startup.
**>
**> > options(defaultPackages=c("utils" ,"datasets", "graphics"
**> ,"stats",
**> > "methods", "MASS", "gtools"))
**> >
**> > Not sure how this happened as I never had to do this before.
**>
**> The default is actually
**>
**> c("datasets", "utils", "grDevices", "graphics", "stats", "methods")
**>
**> so you have changed it. What happens if you start R
**> --vanilla? That might
**> help track down what you did.
**>
**> >
**> > -----Original Message-----
**> > From: Douglas Bates [mailto:dmbates@gmail.com]
**> > Sent: June 24, 2005 11:25 AM
**> > To: Jim Brennan
**> > Cc: r-help
**> > Subject: Re: [R] R demos
**> >
**> > On 6/24/05, Jim Brennan <jfbrennan@rogers.com> wrote:
**> >> I have noticed that some data sets seem not to be
**> available to me when I
**> > am
**> >> running some of the examples or demos since I have changed
**> versions. For
**> >> example:
**> >> demo(persp)
**> >>
**> >>
**> >> demo(persp)
**> >> ---- ~~~~~
**> >>
**> >> Type <Return> to start :
**> >>
**> >> R>if (dev.cur() <= 1) get(getOption("device"))()
**> >>
**> >> R>is.dev.interactive <- .Device %in% c("X11", "GTK",
**> >> "gnome", "quartz", "windows", "JavaGD")
**> >>
**> >> R>op <- par(ask = is.dev.interactive)
**> >>
**> >> R>x <- seq(-10, 10, length = 50)
**> >>
**> >> R>y <- x
**> >>
**> >> R>rotsinc <- function(x, y) {
**> >> sinc <- function(x) {
**> >> y <- sin(x)/x
**> >> y[is.na(y)] <- 1
**> >> y
**> >> }
**> >> 10 * sinc(sqrt(x^2 + y^2))
**> >> }
**> >>
**> >> R>sinc.exp <- expression(z == Sinc(sqrt(x^2 + y^2)))
**> >>
**> >> R>z <- outer(x, y, rotsinc)
**> >>
**> >> R>par(bg = "white")
**> >>
**> >> R>persp(x, y, z, theta = 30, phi = 30, expand = 0.5,
**> >> col = "lightblue")
**> >> Waiting to confirm page change...
**> >>
**> >> R>title(sub = ".")
**> >>
**> >> R>title(main = sinc.exp)
**> >>
**> >> R>persp(x, y, z, theta = 30, phi = 30, expand = 0.5,
**> >> col = "lightblue", ltheta = 120, shade = 0.75,
**> ticktype = "detailed",
**> >> xlab = "X", ylab = "Y", zlab = "Z")
**> >> Waiting to confirm page change...
**> >>
**> >> R>title(sub = ".")
**> >>
**> >> R>title(main = sinc.exp)
**> >>
**> >> R>z <- 2 * volcano
**> >> Error in eval.with.vis(expr, envir, enclos) :
**> >> Object "volcano" not found
**> >>
**> >> So most of this demo works but volcano is not found.
**> >> Any ideas what may be going wrong.
**> >> Also for example
**> >> R>?reshape
**> >> R>summary(Indometh)
**> >> Error in summary(Indometh) : Object "Indometh" not found
**> >
**> > For some reason you do not have the datasets package attached.
**> >
**> >> find(Indometh)
**> > [1] "package:datasets"
**> >> find(volcano)
**> > [1] "package:datasets"
**> >
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