[R-SIG-Mac] Open parenthesis immediately returns error

Garrett Grolemund gg7 at rice.edu
Mon Jul 13 19:22:18 CEST 2009

> Presumably this has something to do with command completion or argument hints.  From the "silent = TRUE" error, and your example, I would guess you have a function named try(), and the GUI is finding yours instead of the one in the base package.
> The GUI shouldn't do that, it should look in the right place, but as a workaround, you could remove your function named "try", and call it something else.

I did have a function named "try" and removing it fixed the problem.

Thanks Duncan.


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