[S] Syntax error: unknown expression ("\r")?

David Parkhurst (parkhurs@indiana.edu)
Mon, 04 May 1998 13:48:28 -0400

I usually use Splus for windows (in Win 95), but have recently
obtained access to the program on Sun workstations. I just ftp-ed
a source (ascii text) file up to the sun, and then tried to run it
using the source() function, as shown below.

Can anyone tell me that that syntax error is referring to? What is
the "\r" ? (I get similar errors if I try to use BATCH.)

Thanks for any help.

Dave Parkhurst


S-PLUS : Copyright (c) 1988, 1996 MathSoft, Inc.
S : Copyright AT&T.
Version 3.4 Release 1 for Sun SPARC, SunOS 5.3 : 1996
Working data will be in .Data
> source("sim4.spl")
Syntax error: unknown expression ("\r") used illegally at line 2, file
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