Re: [R] R-Terminal

From: Peter Dalgaard <P.Dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Tue, 04 Mar 2008 12:34:47 +0100

Martin Kaffanke wrote:
> Hi there!
>
> I use an gnome-terminal for using R. When I resize the termial to the
> maximum size, R uses only the left side of the window. Can I tell R to
> use the whole window somehow?
>
>
This seems to do it:

options(width=Sys.getenv("COLUMNS"))

(Surprisingly, at least to me, the COLUMNS environment variable appears to be automagically updated by gnome-terminal even after R is started. I was expecting to have to play with system("tset") and suchlike.)

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