[R] Missing functions

joris meys jorismeys at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 10:51:26 CEST 2009


Hi Kenny,

what version of R are you using?

To clean up, try remove.packages
(http://stat.ethz.ch/R-manual/R-patched/library/utils/html/remove.packages.html)

On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 10:43 AM, Kenny Shen <littlemog at gmail.com> wrote:
> hi joris,
>
> i installed them using install.packages('psych') from within R
>
> i tried loading and this is what i got:
>
>> library(psych)
> Warning messages:
> 1: Display list redraw incomplete
> 2: Display list redraw incomplete
> 3: Display list redraw incomplete
>
> and also:
>
>> psych:::describe(lvs_m1)
> Error: package 'psych' does not have a name space
>
> is there a way to clean up and reinstall the packages?
>
> thanks,
> Kenny
>
> On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 4:02 PM, joris meys <jorismeys at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> It installed perfectly for me, both packages. the command library
>> (help = psych) works too. What did you do exactly to install it? If
>> you look in the list of loaded packages in the console, are they shown
>> there?
>>
>> kind regards
>> Joris
>>
>> On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 7:44 AM, Kenny Shen <littlemog at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> >
>> > I'm new to R and have been working hard to get familiarized with it. A
>> > problem I'm facing now is that having installed some packages (psych,
>> > doBy),
>> > I can't seem to access the functions even through there was no error
>> > messages when I load them using library(). I get an error telling me the
>> > function doesn't exist. But when I ran e.g. library(help = psych), the
>> > function I want was missing.
>> >
>> > I did find that when I load other packages, there will be some
>> > initialisation messages, but loading psych and doBy just brings up the
>> > prompt again with no output.
>> >
>> > Any help is greatly appreciated.
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> > Kenny
>> >
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