[R] Packages 'effects' loads 'name' which conflicts with 'lme4'

John Fox jfox at mcmaster.ca
Thu Mar 8 03:19:39 CET 2012

Dear Michael,

effect() works with lmer(). Just load lme4 after the effect package. See the penultimate example in ?effect.

I hope this helps,

John Fox
Sen. William McMaster Prof. of Social Statistics
Department of Sociology
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

On Wed, 7 Mar 2012 20:53:20 -0500
 Michael Kubovy <kubovy at virginia.edu> wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to use the effect() function (actually a slightly modified version of it) on the output of the lmer() function in the lme4 package. But the effects package requires the nlme pacvkage, which is incompatible with lme4. Workaround?
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