[R] Warning message

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Fri May 31 18:04:18 CEST 2002

Ignacio Pérez <iperez at escuelaing.edu.co> writes:

> Sorry on my previous message I pressed the send key by mistake the
> intended message is>
> This must be rather elementary. My apologies.
> I am using release 1.5.0. I have all my files on a directory named C:\
> Mis Documentos\R-Data. The following command:
>  >data(anscombe)
> gives the warning:
> Warning message:
> list.files: C:\ Mis Documentos\R-Data/data is not a readable message
Not quite precise I think?

> What am I doing wrong?

It's just a warning... The problem is that data() looks for data sets
in any directory called "data". If you have something called "data"
that is not a data directory (e.g. a file or a non-readable
directory), R gets confused.

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