[R] function completing properly

Jeff Newmiller jdnewmil at dcn.davis.CA.us
Thu Jul 10 02:27:16 CEST 2014

I think you are mistaken. Please provide an example of how you used this function in any version of R that behaved as you describe.
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On July 9, 2014 4:47:39 PM PDT, Janet Choate <jsc.eco at gmail.com> wrote:
>Hi R community,
>i created a function (mkdate) as follows:
>mkdate = function(x) {
>x$date = as.Date(paste(x$year, x$month, x$day, sep="-"))
>x$wy = ifelse(x$month >=10, x$year+1, x$year)
>x$yd = as.integer(format(as.Date(x$date), format="%j"))
>x$wyd = cal.wyd(x)
>the function results in adding the new columns date, wy, yd, and wyd to
>table i apply it to.
>this has always worked in R version 2.14.2.
>however, in R version 3.1.0 - instead of my mkdate function adding
>columns to my existing table, it just overwrites my table and leaves me
>with just a list of the last variable created by my mkdate function. so
>end up with just a list of numbers representing wyd, and lose all the
>in my original table.
>does anyone know what would now be causing this to occur, and what i
>to do to make my function work properly again?
>thank you for any assistance,
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