Re: [R] Problem building/checking library that requires input from user

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: Tue 04 Oct 2005 - 02:25:26 EST

Ken Termiso wrote:

> Thanks, Dr Warnes & Prof Ripley...
>
> However, upon following the instructions below, I'm getting syntax errors on
> the line that has \dontshow...below is my code...I get the same error if i
> omit the first block and just try \dontrun...
>
> \dontshow{
> num_reps <- 10
> }
>
> \dontrun{
> num_reps <- readline(""How many reps do you have... ")

Here is a syntax error, obviously.... (hint: "")

Uwe Ligges

> num_reps <- as.integer(num_reps)
> }
>
>
> could this have anything to do with it running on OS X 10.3 ?? (long
> shot...but i'm thoroughly lost)..
>
> thanks again,
> ken
>
>
>

>>From: "Warnes, Gregory R" <gregory.r.warnes@pfizer.com>
>>To: "'Ken Termiso'" <jerk_alert@hotmail.com>
>>Subject: RE: [R] Problem building/checking library that requires input from 
>>user
>>Date: Mon, 3 Oct 2005 10:11:15 -0400
>>
>>
>>Try changing the example code to:
>>
>>\dontshow{
>>  num_reps <- 10
>>}
>>\dontrun{
>>  num_reps <- readline("How many reps do you have... ")
>>  num_reps <- as.integer(num_reps)
>>}
>>
>>-Greg
>>
>>
>>
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>From: r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch
>>>[mailto:r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch]On Behalf Of Ken Termiso
>>>Sent: Monday, October 03, 2005 9:41 AM
>>>To: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
>>>Subject: [R] Problem building/checking library that requires
>>>input from
>>>user
>>>
>>>
>>>Hi all,
>>>
>>>I've got a package i've written that i am trying to check, build, and
>>>install. This is my 1st time doing this, so apologies in advance... ;)
>>>
>>>The package that I've written requires input from the user.
>>>It needs to know
>>>sample sizes and then runs some calcs, (sample sizes are just
>>>integers), and
>>>it gets this info from the user as
>>>
>>>num_reps <- readline("How many reps do you have... ")
>>>
>>>num_reps <- as.integer(num_reps)
>>>
>>>and then loops
>>>
>>>for(i in 1:num_reps)
>>>{
>>>      #code
>>>}
>>>
>>>
>>>HOWEVER, I get this error msg when trying to check/build/install:
>>>
>>>Error in 1:num_con_biol_reps : NA/NaN argument
>>>
>>>Presumably this is because R thinks the variable is never
>>>initialized before
>>>i try to use it as a loop limit...
>>>
>>>Anyway around this?? I tried initializing the num_reps
>>>variable in the code
>>>before the readline, but get the same error...
>>>
>>>
>>>Thanks very much in advance,
>>>Ken
>>>
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