RE: [Rd] print() from within a function - Windows specific? ( PR# 7584)

From: Liaw, Andy <andy_liaw_at_merck.com>
Date: Sat 29 Jan 2005 - 06:16:40 EST


It really pays to RTFM sometimes:
http://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/base/rw-FAQ.html#The-output-to-the-con sole-seems-to-be-delayed

Andy

> From: markus.liedgens@ipw.agrl.ethz.ch
>
> Full_Name: Markus Liedgens
> Version: Ever since 1.6
> OS: Windows 98 / Windows Xp

> Submission from: (NULL) (81.63.111.226)
>
>
> To control the progress of a function one can consider to use
> print() to issue a
> message in the command window. However, using Win98 / R 1.9
> or WinXP / R 2.0,
> this approach is of little usefulness, since all the print()
> commands are issued
> at once, just before the control returns to the command
> window. A test code
> could be:
>
> for(i in 1:10){
> for(j in 1:1000){
> for(k in 1:1000){}
> }
> print(i)
> }
>
> I once ask a linux / unix user and he was not able to
> reproduce the problem.
>
> Best regards
>
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