From: Jim Lemon <jim_at_bitwrit.com.au>

Date: Fri 21 Jul 2006 - 12:13:24 EST

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Date: Fri 21 Jul 2006 - 12:13:24 EST

Ivan Kalafatic wrote:

> I tried to make the following function:

*>
**> function(x, y){
**> dates<-intersect(x[,1],y[,1])
**> m<-matrix(NA,length(dates),3)
**> m[,1]<-dates
**> j<-1
**> k<-1
**> for(i in fdax[,1]){
**> if(is.element(i,dates)){
**> m[j,3]<-as.numeric(fdax[k,2])
**> j<-j+1
**> }
**> k<-k+1
**> }
**> return(m)
**> }
**>
**> When I try to import it into R with edit( file="name.txt",
**> editor="someeditor") I get the response that there is an error on the
**> line where last bracket is.
**> When I execute this code manualy in R command by command everything works ok.
**> This happened to me before with other functions. Sometimes I can
**> import them and they work perfectly but sometimes I get the error on
**> the last line of code which is alvays the final bracket.
**>
**> Anyone has any idea why this is happening?
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Hi Ivan,

The only thing I can see is that you haven't assigned the function to a name. That is, I would usually start with:

my.date.function<-function(...

I don't know where this might cause a problem, but see if it makes a difference.

Jim

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