On Apr 24, 2013, at 15:59 , Frank Harrell wrote:

> I found that package quantreg has created a new generic for latex() [I wish

> it hadn't; this has been a generic in Hmisc for almost 2 decades]. When I

> require(quantreg) after loading rms, latex(anova.rms object) dispatches

> latex.default, but everything is fine if I don't load quantreg. rms has

> import(Hmisc) in NAMESPACE and is loaded before quantreg, hence the

> conflict. How do I make the generic from Hmisc take precedence?

library(quantreg, pos=x) with suitably large x is one idea.

> Thanks

> Frank

>

> Frank Harrell wrote

>> I have updated the rms package to extensively use NAMESPACE. I cannot get

>> certain S3 methods to dispatch. For example I have in NAMESPACE

>>

>> S3method(anova, rms)

>> S3method(latex, anova.rms)

>>

>> anova.rms produces an object of class "anova.rms" and there is a

>> latex.anova.rms function in rms. But when I do latex(anova(fit)) I get an

>> invocation of latex.default.

>>

>> I have tried using "anova.rms" and `anova.rms` in S3method() to no avail.

>>

>> Any help appreciated. I'm using R 2.15.3

>> Frank

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