[R] Re: Strange behaviour of spectrum()?

Jim Lemon bitwrit at ozemail.com.au
Thu Jul 19 04:25:16 CEST 2001

MichaelNielsen at synergy.com.au wrote:
> ... it raises the question about how R-guru's manage inadvertent clobbering
> of magic names.  Constructive suggestions would be warmly received.

Caveat:  I am no guru
Suggestion: There is a little function I included in "Kickstarting R"
that might help you.

dup.name<-function(name) {
  return(length(grep(name,objects(1:length(search())))) > 0)
 cat("Usage: dup.name(name)\n\twhere name is a character string\n")

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