[Rd] lm documentation, "formula" component (PR#1105)

david.firth@nuf.ox.ac.uk david.firth@nuf.ox.ac.uk
Mon, 1 Oct 2001 15:13:02 +0200 (MET DST)

Full_Name: David Firth
Version: 1.3.1
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says that

  An object of class `"lm"' is a list containing at least the
     following components:


  formula: the formula supplied.

But is the "formula" component necessarily present?

An example:
> x<-rnorm(10)
> y<-rnorm(10)
> temp<-lm(y~x)
> names(temp)
 [1] "coefficients"  "residuals"     "effects"       "rank"         
 [5] "fitted.values" "assign"        "qr"            "df.residual"  
 [9] "xlevels"       "call"          "terms"         "model"
> temp$formula

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