[R] How best to deal with returned errors?

From: Quin Wills <quin.wills_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Wed 19 Jul 2006 - 03:31:40 EST


Hi,  

What is the best general strategy to prevent returned errors from interrupting whatever it is I am running? Only by using options()?  

This is a problem for me in 2 particular cases:

(i) An error breaking my loops.

(ii) I would like to run some regressions where it
automatically will try a specified number of increasingly robust options until the regression doesnít fail.  

Using try(), especially for the second case, seems a bit clunky for my needs. As Iíve never really automated the handling of my errors I was wondering if there is perhaps a bit of simple wisdom or pointers in the right direction on the matter.  

Thanks,

Quin      

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