Re: [R] R editor vs. Tinn-R

From: Martin Becker <martin.becker_at_mx.uni-saarland.de>
Date: Fri 12 Jan 2007 - 18:11:42 GMT

Zitat von Farrel Buchinsky <fjbuch@gmail.com>:

> The only button I pressed was the "send line" button in version 1.19.1.5. I
> changed my command to
>
> prelim<-read.delim(source("clipboard"))
>

The problem is not using the wrong R-command, but using a (Tinn-R) button that leads to a replacement of the current (windows) clipboard...

> and still got the same problem.
> I do not know how to use the source versions of the buttons. Can you please
> tell me more?
>

There are three button groups on the left of the "Send line" button, containing two buttons each. The left button of each of these three button groups has the same name as the right button of each group, apart from having a "(source)" suffix. Now it should be obvious what was meant with '"(source)"-version of buttons'. There is no such version for the "Send line" button, so you have to select the corresponding line and use the "Send selection (source)" button, e.g.

> Thanks
>
> Farrel
>

Regards,

   Martin

>
> "Martin Becker" <martin.becker@mx.uni-saarland.de> wrote in message
> news:45A79DE5.9060803@mx.uni-saarland.de...
>> Farrel Buchinsky wrote:
>>> Have you used Tinn-R and what landmines await the inexperienced?
>>>
>>>
>>
>> Depending on which button you press in Tinn-R, the clipboard is used to
>> transfer the commands to R, so sometimes you can't rely on the previous
>> contents of the clipboard while using Tinn-R. If you use the
>> "(source)"-versions of the buttons, the content of the clipboard should
>> be preserved.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Martin
>>
>>> I could not understand why a script that used to work stopped working.
>>> Look at these two scenarios
>>> I opened an excel spreadsheet and copied several cells to the clipboard
>>> Then Scenario 1
>>> Executed from Tinn-R
>>>
>>>> prelim<-read.delim("clipboard")
>>>> str(prelim)
>>>>
>>> 'data.frame': 0 obs. of 1 variable:
>>> $ prelim..read.delim.clipboard.: logi
>>>
>>> Scenario 2
>>> Executed from R editor
>>>
>>>> prelim<-read.delim("clipboard")
>>>> str(prelim)
>>>>
>>> 'data.frame': 18 obs. of 13 variables:
>>>
>>>
>>
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