[R] Error in terms.default()

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Mar 6 20:37:51 CET 2003

R and S-PLUS handle terms very differently.

If this were a formula, terms would dispatch to term.formula, so
presumably it is not.  Do you need an as.formula() call?

On Thu, 6 Mar 2003, Daniel A. Powers wrote:

> I am working with some SPlus code and get the following error
> Error in terms.default(formula, data = data) :
>         no terms component
> Can someone point me to a fix? The pasted formula looks ok
> when printed during the procedure.

You need to read carefully how terms() works in R, from the help page and 
from examples in the sources.

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