[Rd] Error message library()

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Thu Oct 27 19:45:47 CEST 2011

On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 5:46 AM, ONKELINX, Thierry
<Thierry.ONKELINX at inbo.be> wrote:
> Dear all,
> When one tries to load a non-installed package you get the error:
> Error in library(xyz) : there is no package called 'xyz'
> I noticed on several occasions that this puzzles beginners. Therefore I suggest to change the error description in:
> Error in library(xyz) : there is no package called 'xyz' installed on this machine. Check the name of the package or use install.packages("xyz") to install it.
> Best regards,

Perhaps it could report where it looked and couldn't find it:

There is no package called 'xyz' in "C:/R/win-library/2.13" and

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