[R] R Commander qcc

John Kane jrkrideau at inbox.com
Sun May 17 14:23:40 CEST 2015

Thanks John,

I had not realised they were on CRAN.  Definately a great help.

John Kane
Kingston ON Canada

> -----Original Message-----
> From: jfox at mcmaster.ca
> Sent: Sun, 17 May 2015 08:15:14 -0400
> To: jrkrideau at inbox.com, gjkruse at gmail.com
> Subject: Re: [R] R Commander qcc
> Dear John and Greg,
> As John says, even with the about 40 plugin packages that are on CRAN
> (the R package archive network), the Rcmdr covers only a small fraction
> of what's available in base R and the thousands of CRAN packages.
> As it turns out, however, there's an Rcmdr quality-control plugin that
> may meet Greg's needs, RcmdrPlugin.qual
> <http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/RcmdrPlugin.qual/index.html>. You
> might check that out. Install it via the command
> install.packages("RcmdrPlugin.qual") at the R > command prompt, and then
> either load it via the Rcmdr Tools menu or directly via
> library(RcmdrPlugin.qual).
> More generally, the names of most Rcmdr plugins begin with
> "RcmdrPlugin.". If you go to the alphbetical CRAN packages list at
> <http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/available_packages_by_name.html>
> and search for "RcmdrPlugin.", you'll see them. Searching for "Rcmdr"
> will turn up a few more.
> I hope this helps,
>  John
> ------------------------------------------------
> John Fox, Professor
> McMaster University
> Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
> http://socserv.mcmaster.ca/jfox/
> On Sun, 17 May 2015 02:51:30 -0800
>  John Kane <jrkrideau at inbox.com> wrote:
>> Welcome to R and the R-help list.
>> If I am not misunderstanding you, you expect use the qcc package from
>> within the Rcmdr GUI.
>> I have never really used RCommander, though I played around with it a
>> few years ago,   but I don't believe it can call qcc directly.  I
>> 'think' you have the choice of using qcc from a command line interface
>> or possibly installing a plug-in for Rcmder.  Have a look at this link
>> http://decisionstats.com/2011/01/27/r-commander-plugins-20-and-growing/
>> BTW you might also be interested in this link
>> http://blog.yhathq.com/posts/quality-control-in-r.html for other
>> approaches to control charts.
>> While a good Gui like Rcmdr is useful you really will not get the full
>> power of R with a Gui.  It can be a bit intimidating to use a command
>> interface if you are not used to one but it is by far the best way.  It
>> may not seem it but it is much more efficient in the longer term to go
>> to a command-line interface.
>> There is also the issue of whether there is an integration for the
>> package and your Gui.  Luckily, it looks like there is a Rcmdr plugin
>> for qcc but there are probably 100's, or more likely, 1000's of packages
>> with such a plug-in and you cannot capitalize on them other than with a
>> command-line approach.
>> You can use R by typing commands into the R-GUI (assuming you are using
>> Windows) or by typing in the terminal under Linux but this does not work
>> well. Most/all R users do all their writing in a text editor or
>> Integrated Development Environment (IDE). There are some fierce wars
>> over which editor or IDE is best. Here are a couple of links about the
>> issue. Text Editors and IDEs
>> http://r.789695.n4.nabble.com/Best-R-text-editors-td903450.html and
>> .
>> It's worth shopping around to see what best suits you. I have found
>> Tinn-R very good when working in Windows though, recently, I have moved
>> to Linux and to the IDE, RStudio and the gedit text editor with its R
>> plug-in. A major advantage of Tinn-R and gedit , particularly if you are
>> just getting started, is that they both have extensive code highlighting
>> which makes it easier to find and fix minor syntax errors and typos.
>> RStudio has several advantages, among other things, it shows what data
>> objects you have loaded and makes saving and handling graphs easier .
>> BW one  of the obvious things I missed when first using R was  that you
>> can just copy and paste code into R if you are working through an
>> example to see what is happening
>> John Kane
>> Kingston ON Canada
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: gjkruse at gmail.com
>>> Sent: Sat, 16 May 2015 15:39:12 -0700 (PDT)
>>> To: r-help at r-project.org
>>> Subject: [R] R Commander qcc
>>> I am completely new to R and am trying to utilize its capabilities as
>>> an
>>> alternative to Minitab.  I don't have any development ability at all,
>>> but
>>> the R Commander GUI is able to give me the functionality I need with
>>> the
>>> exception of control charts.  I have installed the qcc package but when
>>> I
>>> load the package nothing happens (it does not give me any more
>>> functionality
>>> or selection choices in Rcmdr).
>>> I am sure there is something relatively simple that I am missing, but I
>>> can't figure it out.  Any help would be greatly appreciated!
>>> -Greg
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