[R] Subscript out of bounds when using datadist() from Design library

Chuck Cleland ccleland at optonline.net
Thu Jul 26 01:33:29 CEST 2007

Cody Hamilton wrote:
> I am running R version 2.4.1 on Windows XP.  I have a question regarding the datadist() function from the Design library.  I have a data.frame (call it my.data) with 4 columns.  When I submit the code
> datadist(data=my.data)
> I get the following error message:
> Error in X[[1]] : subscript out of bounds
> I suspect there may be something wrong with my data.frame (I'm certain there is nothing wrong with datadist()), but I don't know what.  Has anyone experienced the mistake I seem to be making?

  If I follow the help page for datadist(), I think you want the following:


  Note the following in the description of the data argument:

"Unless the first argument is a fit object, data must be an integer."

  A data frame is not a fit object, so I think that was the reason it
did not work for you.

> Regards,
> Cody Hamilton
> Edwards Lifesciences
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