[R] Subscript out of bounds

Keniajin Wambui kiangati at gmail.com
Wed Nov 27 07:25:31 CET 2013

Dear Jeff;
Below is the output for sessioninfo()

R version 3.0.2 (2013-09-25)
Platform: x86_64-w64-mingw32/x64 (64-bit)

[1] LC_COLLATE=English_United Kingdom.1252  LC_CTYPE=English_United
[3] LC_MONETARY=English_United Kingdom.1252 LC_NUMERIC=C
[5] LC_TIME=English_United Kingdom.1252

attached base packages:
[1] stats     graphics  grDevices utils     datasets  methods   base

loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
[1] tools_3.0.2

On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 9:00 PM, Jeff Newmiller
<jdnewmil at dcn.davis.ca.us> wrote:
> This is the kind of question where including the output of sessionInfo() is a really good idea.
> This would, for example, answer the question of whether you are in fact using the x64 version of R.
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> Keniajin Wambui <kiangati at gmail.com> wrote:
>>I am using R3.0.2 on a windows 64 bit machine. I building a .rnw file
>>from an .r file. I am using MikTex as the engine for latex. The
>>function dtaStata <- read.dta("core2.dta", convert.dates=TRUE) works
>>well in .R but; When I try reading a dta (stata) file I get an error
>>"subscript out of bounds". The file has 52 variables and over 90000
>>Below is the code in latex
>>The following clinical variables are in the core data set
>><<echo=false, results=hide>>=
>>#setting the working directory
>>#load the packages
>>library(doBy) #used to summarize
>>##load the core 2 data
>>dtaStata <- read.dta("core2.dta", convert.dates=TRUE)
>>dtaStata <- as.data.frame(dtaStata)
>>dtaStata$ndad<-as.Date(dtaStata$ndad, origin='1960-01-01')
>>totalData <- table(dtaStata$yr)
>>#variables in core2
>>the data has \Sexpr{ncol(dtaStata)} columns \Sexpr{getwd()}

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