[R] data type problem for vegan package

Gavin Simpson gavin.simpson at ucl.ac.uk
Tue Nov 11 10:25:47 CET 2008

Hi Keun-Hyung,

Can you send the data (off list) to me or at least show what


produces, and show us the output from


Without that it is difficult to help.


On Tue, 2008-11-11 at 17:19 +0900, keunhchoi at gmail.com wrote:
> Dear all,
> I'm using R2.8 version,  and am trying to do NMDS and calculate other
> diversity indices in vegan package.
> The problem is that it works with a small set of data (43 X 23; row by
> column), but the following error message comes up with a larger data set (43
> X 104) (it seems not large to me at all). I made it sure that all data are
> of numeric type as required.
> >gh1.H=diversity(gh1)
> >FUN(newX[, i], ...) : invalid 'type' (character) of argument
> If someone has an idea, please...
> Keun-Hyung
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