[R] Too strange that I cannot install several packages

Simmering, Jacob E jacob-simmering at uiowa.edu
Mon Apr 10 19:15:04 CEST 2017


`sample` doesn’t appear to be an R package. `resample` installed for me. `apply` and `sapply` aren’t packages either. 

`sample`, `apply` and `sapply` are all functions, however. 

> On Apr 10, 2017, at 12:08 PM, BR_email <br at dmstat1.com> wrote:
> Hi Rers:
> Is there anything I can check for as to why I cannot install several packages, i.e., sample, resample, resample_bootstrap, apply, sapply, ...?
> The error message I get is:
>> install.packages("sample") Installing package into 
> ‘C:/Users/BruceRatner/Documents/R/win-library/3.3’ (as ‘lib’ is unspecified) Warning in install.packages :
>  package ‘sample’ is not available (for R version 3.3.3)
> Thanks.
> Bruce
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