Re: [R] Rcmdr problem - SciViews R

From: Philippe Grosjean <phgrosjean_at_sciviews.org>
Date: Wed 03 May 2006 - 07:34:46 EST

John Fox wrote:

> Dear Philippe and Sachin,
> 
> The only packages that Rcmdr absolutely needs are tcltk and car; if other
> packages (with the exception of rgl) are missing, then it will offer to
> install them, so a manual install shouldn't be necessary.

That works fine under R, but as I said, for obscure reasons, it sometimes fails under SciViews-R.

PhG

Another possible

> source of problems, apparently, can be a saved workspace that is
> automatically reloaded when R starts up.
> 
> Regards,
>  John
> 
> --------------------------------
> John Fox
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> McMaster University
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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
>>Philippe Grosjean
>>Sent: Tuesday, May 02, 2006 3:43 PM
>>To: John Fox
>>Cc: R-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
>>Subject: Re: [R] Rcmdr problem - SciViews R
>>
>>Dear Saschin,
>>As John told you, you should better make sure that Rcmdr
>>works fine with
>> R. I have seen a similar message once. It was due to
>>missing libraries required by Rcmdr that could not be
>>installed for some obscure reasons under SciViews-R. Once all
>>required libraries were installed manually under R,
>>everything worked fine. I was indeed not able to spot the
>>problem, but at least, I found a solution. Look at all
>>required libraries for Rcmdr in his DESCRIPTION file, and
>>install them manually (Packages -> Install package(s)...).
>>Best,
>>
>>Philippe Grosjean
>>
>>John Fox wrote:
>>
>>>Dear Saschin,
>>>
>>>Does the Rcmdr package load properly from the standard R
>>
>>for Windows
>>
>>>SDI console?
>>>
>>>BTW, the reinstall of the Rcmdr package didn't go through (see your
>>>listing) because the package was apparently already loaded.
>>>
>>>Regards,
>>> John
>>>
>>>--------------------------------
>>>John Fox
>>>Department of Sociology
>>>McMaster University
>>>Hamilton, Ontario
>>>Canada L8S 4M4
>>>905-525-9140x23604
>>>http://socserv.mcmaster.ca/jfox
>>>--------------------------------
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>>From: r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch
>>>>[mailto:r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Sachin J
>>>>Sent: Tuesday, May 02, 2006 8:46 AM
>>>>To: R-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
>>>>Subject: [R] Rcmdr problem - SciViews R
>>>>
>>>>Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I am getting following error messages while using SciViews R. It
>>>>displays a message saying: Package or Bundle Rcmdr was not found in
>>>>C:\Software\R-22.1.1\Library would you like to install
>>
>>now?. However
>>
>>>>the Rcmdr package is there in the library. I reinstalled Rcmdr but
>>>>still gives me same error message every time I try to use
>>
>>one of the
>>
>>>>GUI functions.
>>>>Any pointers would be of great help.
>>>>
>>>> ERROR:
>>>>
>>>> Loading required package: datasets
>>>>Loading required package: utils
>>>>Loading required package: grDevices
>>>>Loading required package: graphics
>>>>Loading required package: stats
>>>>Loading required package: methods
>>>>Loading required package: tcltk
>>>>Loading Tcl/Tk interface ... done
>>>>Loading required package: R2HTML
>>>>Loading required package: svMisc
>>>>Loading required package: svIO
>>>>Loading required package: svViews
>>>>Loading required package: Rcmdr
>>>>Loading required package: car
>>>>Error in .Tcl.args.objv(...) : argument "default" is
>>
>>missing, with no
>>
>>>>default
>>>>Error: .onLoad failed in 'loadNamespace' for 'Rcmdr'
>>>> trying URL 'http://www.sciviews.org/SciViews-R/Rcmdr_1.1-2.zip'
>>>>Content type 'application/zip' length 788628 bytes opened URL
>>>>downloaded 770Kb
>>>> package 'Rcmdr' successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked
>>>>Warning: cannot remove prior installation of package 'Rcmdr'
>>>> The downloaded packages are in
>>>> C:\Documents and Settings\Local
>>>>settings\Temp\Rtmp2g5Kpb\downloaded_packages
>>>>updating HTML package descriptions
>>>>Loading required package: Rcmdr
>>>>Error in .Tcl.args.objv(...) : argument "default" is
>>
>>missing, with no
>>
>>>>default
>>>>Error: .onLoad failed in 'loadNamespace' for 'Rcmdr'
>>>>Error in .Tcl.args.objv(...) : argument "default" is
>>
>>missing, with no
>>
>>>>default
>>>>Error: .onLoad failed in 'loadNamespace' for 'Rcmdr'
>>>>
>>>> TIA.
>>>> Sachin
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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