memisc 0.97 released07 March 2015
tolower=argument that defaults to
TRUE, which allows to change annoying all-upper-case variable names to lower case
New generic function
Iconv()that allows to change the character enconding of variable descriptions and value labels. It has methods for “data.set”, “importer”, “item”, “annotation”, and “value.label” objects.
There is now a method of
as.character()for “codebook” objects and a convenience function
Write()with methods for “codebook” and “description” to make it more convenient to direct the output of
description()into text files.
A method for “merMod” objects of the
mtable()now should be able (again) to handle estimation results produced by
glmer()from package “lme4”.
recode()handles character vectors in a more convenient way: They are converted into factors with sorted unique values (after recoding) as levels.
getSummary.expCoef()is renamed into
aggregate.formula()has been removed from the package to avoid clash with method of the same name in the base package. The function
Aggregate()can be used instead.
detach.sources()as these are flagged as modifying the global namespace.