[R] Sweave: trouble controlling Design package startup output

Frank E Harrell Jr f.harrell at vanderbilt.edu
Tue Jan 31 00:53:32 CET 2006

Paul Johnson wrote:
> Hello, everybody:
> I'm experimenting more with Sweave, R, and LyX. There's now an entry
> in the LyX wiki on using R, so anybody can do it!
> http://wiki.lyx.org/LyX/LyxWithRThroughSweave
> Now I notice this frustrating thing.  I think I've done everything
> possible to make the Design library start up without any fanfare:
> <<echo=F,quiet=T,print=F>>=
> library(Design, verbose=F)
> @
> But in the output there is still one page of banner information, which
> starts like this:
> Loading required package: Hmisc
> Hmisc library by Frank E Harrell Jr
> Type library(help= Hmisc ), ?Overview, or ?Hmisc.Overview )
> to see overall documentation.
> NOTE:Hmisc no longer redefines [.factor to drop unused levels when
> subsetting. To get the old behavior of Hmisc type dropUnusedLevels().
>   Attaching package: Hmisc      The following object(s) are masked
> from package:stats :
> [and so forth]
> Can you tell me how to make it stop?

options(Hverbose=FALSE) before library(Design)


> I've seen this kind of output with a couple of other packages over the
> past 2 months, but I can't find the files that produced them, so I
> can't cite the examples.  But I don't think it is confined to Design.
> --
> Paul E. Johnson
> Professor, Political Science
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> University of Kansas
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Frank E Harrell Jr   Professor and Chair           School of Medicine
                      Department of Biostatistics   Vanderbilt University

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