Re: [R] S3 class question

From: Berton Gunter <gunter.berton_at_gene.com>
Date: Fri 26 Aug 2005 - 09:12:13 EST


Have you defined matSummary() as a generic with UseMethod:

matSummary<-function(...)UseMethod('matSummary')

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> [mailto:r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Joel Bremson
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> Subject: [R] S3 class question
>
> Hi,
>
> I have a class called "spss" containing prepared info from an
> SPSS file.
> >...
> >class(ret) = "spss"
> >return(ret)
> The function that returns this defined in a file that I source into R.
>
> Also in that file is a function matSummary.spss.
>
> I think I ought to be able to call
> >matSummary(ret)
>
> to run the function, but only
> >matSummary.spss(ret)
>
> will work.
>
> What am I doing wrong here? This seems like a simple problem
> yet I've been able to find nothing in the archives about this.
>
>
> Joel
>
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