[R] Issue with var command in stats package

Sarah Goslee sarah.goslee at gmail.com
Sun Mar 27 18:20:08 CEST 2016

Somewhere you'd named an R object var, which is also the name of the function.

There's no way to access part of a function with $ so
is throwing the closure error, which is telling you that you can't
index a function.


On Sun, Mar 27, 2016 at 12:14 PM, John, Larry <Larry.John at anser.org> wrote:
> Am using R version 3.2.4 in a fully updated version of Windows 7 and the most current versions of coorplot, FactoMineR and factoextra to support multiple correspondence analysis. However, today, a line of code that worked just fine on one set of data produced an error message on a different set of data.
> Specifically, when I ran:
> corrplot(var$contrib, is.corr = FALSE)
> I received the following message:
>> corrplot(var$contrib, is.corr = FALSE)
> Error in var$contrib : object of type 'closure' is not subsettable
> Can you please tell me what this error message means and roughly what I might need to do to correct it? If necessary, I can provide the original data files.
> Many thanks for your kind help.
> Very Respectfully,
> Larry John
> Principal Analyst

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