[R] Error Message - Error: symbol print-name too long
carl.anderson at qimr.edu.au
Tue Sep 27 02:23:36 CEST 2005
Thank you for your help. I am pleased to say your 'very wild guess' was
exactly correct. Can't believe I missed it!
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From: "Duncan Temple Lang" <duncan at wald.ucdavis.edu>
To: "Carl Anderson" <anderson_carl at hotmail.com>
Cc: <r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch>; <carl.anderson at qimr.edu.au>
Sent: Tuesday, September 27, 2005 12:31 AM
Subject: Re: [R] Error Message - Error: symbol print-name too long
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> You aren't giving us much to go on, so I can only
> make a very wild guess. Check that your file
> doesn't have a stray ` character in it.
> R will start reading from that point on and try
> to make this an internal symbol. If it doesn't
> find the closing ` for too many characters,
> it gives the error message you see.
> I have seen this once before and that is what the cause
> was - a stray ` put in by hitting the ` key rather than Esc.
> Carl Anderson wrote:
>> Dear All,
>> I write to ask for information regarding the error message:
>> Error: symbol print-name too long.
>> I am afraid that I can't include any code to help with any further
>> of the problem as the code is far too long to be of any use, and I have
>> been able to re-create the problem in shorter example codes.
>> I have searched the R manual and help pages and found no mention of this
>> error message.
>> All help appreciated,
>> Carl A Anderson.
>> R-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
>> PLEASE do read the posting guide!
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