Re: [R] labels of a conditioning variable in xyplot

From: Berton Gunter <gunter.berton_at_gene.com>
Date: Tue 11 Oct 2005 - 09:14:11 EST


> Error in do.call("pmax", lapply(cond, is.na)) :
> symbol print-name too long
>
> When I delete the labels vector, the code runs without difficulty.
>
> Any thoughts on this error message?

Yes ... the labels are too long to be printed in the space available. Use shorter labels. For example, remove "Reference" or abbreviate it to "Ref" , as it provides no unique identifying info anyway.

(Am I missing something? -- I would have thought this was obvious)

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch
> [mailto:r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Nathan
> Leon Pace, MD, MStat
> Sent: Monday, October 10, 2005 3:53 PM
> To: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
> Cc: Nathan Leon Pace, MD, MStat
> Subject: [R] labels of a conditioning variable in xyplot
>
> I am running R 2.1.1 on a Mac g5 under Mac OS 10.4.2.
>
> I have an xyplot with a single conditioning variable (8 levels) .
>
> Here is the code for the conditioning variable used in the formula
> argument of xyplot:
>
> factor(
> drugauthoryear,
> levels = c(
> 'bupicapogna1999',
> 'levobenhamou2003',
> 'ropicapogna1999',
> 'ropipolley1999',
> 'bupipolley1999',
> 'levopolley2003',
> 'ropibenhamou2003',
> 'ropipolley2003'
> ),
> labels = c(
> 'Bupi. Reference 2.',
> 'Levo. Reference 4.',
> 'Ropi. Reference 2.',
> 'Ropi. Reference 3.',
> 'Bupi. Reference 3.',
> 'Levo. Reference 5.',
> 'Ropi. Reference 4.',
> 'Ropi. Reference 5.'
> )
> )
>
>
> The object is not created and I get the following error message:
>
> Error in do.call("pmax", lapply(cond, is.na)) :
> symbol print-name too long
>
> When I delete the labels vector, the code runs without difficulty.
>
> Any thoughts on this error message?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Nathan
>
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