[R] Too strange that I cannot install several packages

Bruce Ratner PhD br at dmstat1.com
Mon Apr 10 20:12:48 CEST 2017

Dear Harold:
If you do not want to answer my questions, then do not reply. 
Warmest Regards, 

Bruce Ratner PhD
The Significant Statistician™
(516) 791-3544
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> On Apr 10, 2017, at 1:11 PM, Doran, Harold <HDoran at air.org> wrote:
> You really need to stop spamming this list and take time to learn R basics. You sent me emails directly on this and asked me this specific question before. 
> These are not packages, but are functions and you do not work with R this way.
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> Subject: [R] Too strange that I cannot install several packages
> 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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