[R-pkgs] Major update to Hmisc package available on CRAN
Frank Harrell
f.harrell at Vanderbilt.Edu
Fri Jan 24 00:31:37 CET 2014
Hmisc has had the following updates, with some of the new functions
demonstrated on http://biostat.mc.vanderbilt.edu/HmiscNew . Much of the
new work is motivated by the need to replace tables with graphics.
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Changes in version 3.14-0 (2014-01-22)
* Added trans argument to varclus
* Removed recode, existsFunction functions, under.unix object,
survfitKM, functions used only by S-Plus: comment, mem, mulbar.chart,
p.sunflowers
* as.category, is.category, untangle.special: removed
* Removed reference to .R. from many functions
* Remove oldClass, oldUnclass, getFunction
* latex.default: changed 'rotate' to 'sideways' for ctable mode.
Thanks: Simon Zehnder <szehnder at uni-bonn.de>
* gView: removed
* ldBands: removed
* summaryP: new function - graphical replacement for tables of
proportions
* ynbind: new function for combining related yes/no variables into a
matrix with a label
* added file argument to prn
* summaryP: added autoarrange
* added addMarginal and nobsY functions
* pBlock: new function for blocking variables for summaryP
* summaryP: changed text positioning to grid absolutes, added
text.at argument
* scat1d, histSpike: if grid used and y has grid units, fixed logic
for frac
* plsmo, panel.plsmo: added scat1d.opts argument
* label.Surv, units.Surv: added, removed ::: in survival calls
* summarize: added keepcolnames argument
* Suppressed startup message unless options(Hverbose=TRUE) is set
* summaryS: new function - multi-panel lattice xy and dot plots
* summaryD: added ylab argument
* dotchart3: quit letting left margin be less than pre-existing one
* multLines: new function
* Improved nobsY to respect subject IDs when counting number of
subjects, and to return an attribute 'formula' without id variable;
changed bpplotM, summaryP, summaryS to use this
* Removed nobsY calculations from bpplotM, summaryP, summaryS,
enhanced nobsY to allow stratification by treatment
* panel.bpplot: added violin and violin.opts arguments
* summaryS: added medvPanel support during-plot vertical violin plots
* plot.summaryP: padded x-axis limits
* latexTabular: added translate and hline arguments; moved to its
own file and help page
* latexTherm: added tooltip using LaTeX ocgtools package
* summaryP: stopped reversing order of panels
* summaryM: added table.env argument, changed how model.frame built
* latex.summaryM: changed to print proportions by default, added
round='auto'
* character.table: added xpd=NA; thanks: Dale
* summaryP: added latex method
* latex.default: added insert.top argument
* summaryM: added stratification (multiple tables)
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Frank E Harrell Jr Professor and Chairman School of Medicine
Department of Biostatistics Vanderbilt University
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