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

From: Berton Gunter <gunter.berton_at_gene.com>
Date: Tue 11 Oct 2005 - 10:04:43 EST

Well -- that **IS** curious. It sounds to me like a software bug or a typo somewhere (are all your little "'"s OK?), but now you exceed my modest expertise -- especially on a Mac (which apparently can be curious little devils at times).

Deepayan -- where are you?

Cheers,
Bert  

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nathan Leon Pace, MD, MStat [mailto:N.L.Pace@m.cc.utah.edu]
> Sent: Monday, October 10, 2005 4:50 PM
> To: Berton Gunter; r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
> Cc: Nathan Leon Pace, MD, MStat
> Subject: Re: [R] labels of a conditioning variable in xyplot
>
> This error is a curious one.
>
> When I remove the labels vector, the names of the levels are printed
> by default in the strip without difficulty.
>
> The names of the levels have lengths of 14 to 16 characters.
>
> My labels had length 18 characters.
>
> When I reduce the labels to length 10 characters (as you suggest), I
> get the same error message and no object is created.
>
> Nathan
>
>
> On Oct 10, 2005, at 17:14, Berton Gunter wrote:
>
> >> 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)
> >
> > -- Bert Gunter
> > Genentech Non-Clinical Statistics
> > South San Francisco, CA
> >
> > "The business of the statistician is to catalyze the scientific
> > learning
> > process." - George E. P. Box
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >> -----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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