[Rd] modulus operator gets syntax error (PR#925)

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Sat, 28 Apr 2001 21:13:45 +0200 (MET DST)

Full_Name: M. Edward Borasky
Version: 1.2.2
OS: both Windows 2000 and Red Hat Linux 7.1
Submission from: (NULL) (

According to the R language manual, "%" is the modulus operator. However, on
both Windows and Linux, I get a syntax error when I type

records <- 100000
records % 1000

I tried wrapping the operands with "as.integer ()" but that didn't help either.
This is version 1.2.2 of R; I haven't had a chance to try it with R-1.2.3 yet,
but it does fail for me on both Windows 2000 and Red Hat Linux 7.1.

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