[R] How to reinstall rpart?

Ko-Kang Kevin Wang kwan022 at stat.auckland.ac.nz
Fri Aug 15 22:28:56 CEST 2003

On Fri, 15 Aug 2003, David Parkhurst wrote:

> After entering “library(rpart)”, I tried to plot an existing rpart tree, and
> got this error message:  Error: couldn't find function "plot.rpart".
> However, “?plot.rpart” does bring up the help for the function.  The same
> things occur for text.rpart, although print(my.tree) does work.

So have you *read* the help when you do ?plot.rpart ?

Please read the example, and see how it is used.  Hint: you do not use 
plot.rpart(), but plot()



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