[Rd] setting option in function

Thomas Lumley tlumley at uw.edu
Sat Oct 20 00:10:34 CEST 2012

old_options <- options(na.action=na.fail)

You can also use this to define a wrapper that executes an expression
using special options



On Sat, Oct 20, 2012 at 10:35 AM, Charles Geyer <charlie at stat.umn.edu> wrote:
> is it possible to set an option inside a function ((I want to set
> na.action = na.fail) and have the previous state restored if there is
> an error so that the function doesn't change the option behind the
> user's back?
> Sorry if this has been answered before, but this subject is hard to Google.
> --
> Charles Geyer
> Professor, School of Statistics
> University of Minnesota
> charlie at stat.umn.edu
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Thomas Lumley
Professor of Biostatistics
University of Auckland

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