[Rd] minor windows dialogue box problem-"File/Change dir..." (PR#8430)

From: <andrew_at_demandresponse.com>
Date: Thu 22 Dec 2005 - 21:14:05 GMT

Full_Name: Andrew Corson
Version: 2.2.0
OS: win XP
Submission from: (NULL) (

If you are not using a mouse, you use the tab key to move between fields in a dialogue box. If you go File/Change dir... and then press tab to move to cursor from the path text box to the Browse button it appears that the focus moves correctly, but when you press Enter to activate the browse button the resulting action is the same as if you had used the mouse and clicked on OK instead.

If you enter some non-existant path in the path box and use the keys to select the Browse button, you get the error "Unable to set '...' as working directory"

The problem was present in R 2.0.1, I have just upgraded to R 2.2.0 and it still exists.

> version

platform i386-pc-mingw32

arch     i386           
os       mingw32        
system   i386, mingw32  
major    2              
minor    2.0            
year     2005           
month    10             
day      06             
svn rev  35749          

language R

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