[R] data sets

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Jul 16 12:30:01 CEST 2001

On Mon, 16 Jul 2001, Martin Henry H. Stevens wrote:

> Windows 2000, R 1.3.0  via ESS.
> It was my impression that example data sets could be accessed by simply
typing in the name of the data set associated with any loaded library
(e.g. 'cars', or if MASS is loaded, 'hills'). Why might this data not show up?

Your impression is incorrect.  You need


This is an R/S difference, which may one day disappear.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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