[R] Need help installing qtoolbox
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat May 31 09:39:54 CEST 2003
On Fri, 30 May 2003, Toby Popenfoose wrote:
> I have windows version of R v1.6.2
> I have downloaded the qtoolbox.zip from
> My R command line is
> > install.packages("C:/Program Files/R/qtoolbox.zip", .libPaths(), CRAN =
> and I get the following error message:
> updating HTML package descriptions
> Warning message:
> error -1 in extracting from zip file
> Is there another way to install this S-Plus based Package?
I presume it is a S-PLUS library section for S-PLUS 4.x. You wouldn't try
to install, say, a MATLAB toolbox, so why do you think an S-PLUS one would
It is sometimes possible to port the sources of an S-PLUS library section
to sources for an R package, with considerable work.
> Is there another
> control chart library for R that I should be trying instead?
You seem to have `package' and `library' reversed in meaning.
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