[R] Error in dis[sppInSample, sppInSample]:subscript out of bounds

John Kane jrkrideau at inbox.com
Thu Apr 2 17:08:02 CEST 2015

As a follow-up to Don's reply have a look at https://github.com/hadley/devtools/wiki/Reproducibility and/or  ttp://stackoverflow.com/questions/5963269/how-to-make-a-great-r-reproducible-example for some useful suggestions on how to frame a question.

If you need to include sample data with your reply please read carefully about the dput function and supply your data in dput() format.  

John Kane
Kingston ON Canada

> -----Original Message-----
> From: marion.howard at hotmail.com
> Sent: Thu, 2 Apr 2015 07:04:50 +1000
> To: r-help at r-project.org
> Subject: [R] Error in dis[sppInSample,sppInSample]:subscript out of
> bounds
> Hello,
> I am new to R and am encountering an error message that I cannot find a
> solution for.
> I am attempting to calculate MPD (mean pairwise distance), without
> weighting for abundance, with a community species list and a phylogenetic
> tree in newick format with branch lengths.
> I have read in both list and tree .txt files and calculated PD without
> any problem.
> To calculate MPD I have entered:>MPD1=mpd(list,cophenetic(tree))
> Error:Error in dis[sppInSample, sppInSample] : subscript out of bounds
> Thank you for you helpCheersMarion.
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