[R] Where is gdata?

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Mon Nov 29 06:16:35 CET 2010

On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 12:06 AM, Gabor Grothendieck
<ggrothendieck at gmail.com> wrote:
> Regarding your question about gdata,
> 1. if gdata did not get installed then just do this from within R:
> install.packages("gdata")
> (or use the Packages | Install Package(s) menu to accomplish same).
> If that still does not result in gdata being installed then try a
> different mirror.
> 2. there is no gdata() function in the gdata package so your line
> which tries to call it would be expected to return an error even if
> gdata were present.

3. If you are not sure whether or not you have gdata installed try:


If that works (i.e. you get no error message) then you have gdata
installed and you can get help like this:

library(help = gdata)

and for each topic listed you can get help like this:


and so on.

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