Re: [R] newie help needed

From: Anupam Tyagi <>
Date: Thu 21 Sep 2006 - 14:10:28 GMT

Julie Harold <j.m.harold <at>> writes:

> 1. is there a gui interface ? How do we use it ? R --gui just gets us
> to the command line.

Look at SciViews. Not a 100% menu driven GUI, but can be useful to new users.

> 3. can we define default directories - eg for data files ?

I think you can, because sys-admin at my former university did so some years ago. May be using a symbolic link---I am not sure though.

> 4. we want to use this mainly in batch mode once we get our act
> together - are there any good examples of batch scripts we can use as
> crib sheets.

creating a new and simplified batch command for users may be helpful, rather than allowing them to use the system "batch", "at" or related commands. mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Fri Sep 22 00:16:16 2006

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