[R] problem with ad.test

Bhismadev Chakrabarti bhisma at gmail.com
Tue May 23 19:55:32 CEST 2006

dear experts,

i am a novice and  have been trying to use the anderson-darling test
on a simple text file with one column of data.
i have followed the example in the manual to read from a file into a vector(mm).
i am able to see the summary stats with
however, when i try to use the ad.test package, it keeps coming up
with the following error messages,
> ad.test(mm)
Error in "[.data.frame"(x, complete.cases(x)) :
        undefined columns selected
> ad.test(EQ)
Error in inherits(x, "factor") : object "EQ" not found

EQ is the name ( in the top row of the column, imported with
read.table( file, header=TRUE) of the column of the data.

i am really sorry if this is very basic, but i have not been able to
locate anything specific on how to avoid this error message in the

any help is highly appreciated,


Bhismadev Chakrabarti
Department of Psychiatry
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK

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