[R] override default arguments in nested function

Peter Ehlers ehlers at ucalgary.ca
Thu Apr 21 14:38:02 CEST 2011

On 2011-04-20 19:45, Joshua Wiley wrote:
> Hi All,
> I think I already know the answer, but I am hoping I am missing
> something.  I am using function omega from the psych_1.0-96 in R
> version 2.13.0.  I would like to override one of the default arguments
> of a function that is eventually called (to fix convergence issues),
> the problem is there is no argument at the omega() function level that
> make it to the function I want to override.  That is,
> omega calls schmid calls oblimin calls GPFoblq
> and I want to change an argument in GPFoblq.  Right now I am using
> (the rather unsatisfactory):
> trace(what = GPFoblq, tracer = expression(maxit<- 2000), at = 10,
> print = FALSE)
> to override the maximum number of iterations, which works but is a
> hassle.  Anyone have other ideas/techniques?
> Thanks,
> Josh

  formals(GPFoblq)$maxit <- 2000

do what you want?

Peter Ehlers

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