Re: [R] Tinn-R not working well with latest R

From: Paulo van Breugel <>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 14:41:45 +0300

I experience the same problem as reported by John, viz. when I am typing something in TinnR, the text is inserted one character per line above the line that I am amending. This can happen any moment while working, there seems to be no real pattern in this behaviour.

There is no need however to close Tinn R and/or R. The temporary 'solution' that works for me is to change the selection mode to line selection (even if it was already line selection, but maybe changing to other selection mode helps equally well), either through the menu or shft+ctrl+n. That reverts things back to normal.



Message: 61
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2008 19:23:55 +0000
From: "John C Frain" <>
Subject: Re: [R] Tinn-R not working well with latest R To: "Farrel Buchinsky" <> Cc: R <>,,

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Pending the solution of the problem I use tinn-R as follows.

  1. I make none of the recommended additions to the file
  2. I start tinn-R from the desktop and then load an r-file from my working directory.
  3. I then start R from the R| start preferred Rgui | menu in Tinn-R. This has the effect of starting R in the work directory and any saved data there will be loaded automatically.

I may be missing some functionality but I like the way it works. As far as I can see this is not documented.

I do occasionally have a problem which i can not replicate at will but which occurs occasionally. If I have the cursor in the middle of a line containing an R command any attempt to insert some thing i=at the cursor is inserted one character per line above the line that I am amending. For example If I try to change

x -> a + b + c+ d + e to
x -> a + b123 + c + d + e

Tinn-R displays

x -> a + b + c + d + e

with the cursor staying after the b

To recover close Tinn-R and restart and the problem vanishes. Any suggestions

Best Regards

John mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Tue 12 Feb 2008 - 12:15:24 GMT

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