[Rd] Documentation error for data.restore() in package "foreign" (was Re: [R] Import problem with S-Plus 7.0 dataset)
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Nov 21 18:17:50 CET 2006
On Tue, 21 Nov 2006, Tony Plate wrote:
> BTW, the help file for data.restore says:
Not in the SVN version at
BTW, there is no such function as 'data.store' (sic).
> Value: an R version of the S3 object.
> It looks like this may need correction (when I try this function out, it
> returns the file name, not the object restored from the file.)
Rather, it returns the object names, as documented at that URL and in S.
> I tried this in R 2.4.0:
> > sessionInfo()
> R version 2.4.0 (2006-10-03)
> LC_COLLATE=English_United States.1252;LC_CTYPE=English_United
> States.1252;LC_NUMERIC=C;LC_TIME=English_United States.1252
> attached base packages:
>  "methods" "stats" "graphics" "grDevices" "utils" "datasets"
>  "base"
> other attached packages:
> foreign ncdf
> "0.8-17" "1.6"
> -- Tony Plate
> (redirected from an old thread on R-help -- I was waiting until I had R
> 2.4.0 installed so that I could verify that this was still a problem.
> Apologies if it has been fixed since then)
> Richard M. Heiberger wrote:
>> It looks like it works. The result you printed is
>> the name of the file that data.store read. The name of the
>> variable is the same as the name you called it in S-Plus.
>> and you should see your data.frame.
>> R-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
>> PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
>> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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