Re: [R] Installing RWinEdt

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de>
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2008 10:06:43 +0200

rkevinburton_at_charter.net wrote:
> I checked and reapplied full access to the whole WinEdt directory. I am not the administrator but I am a member of the administrators group. This couple with the fact the I have given full control to the WinEdt directory suggests that the problem is elsewhere. But this is not the first time that I have run into permission problems with Windows 2008 server.

You need to right-click R and explicitly say to start is with Administrator privileges.

Uwe

> Kevin
> 
> ---- Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de> wrote: 

>>
>> rkevinburton_at_charter.net wrote:
>>> >From the R console I invoke:
>>>
>>> install.packages("RWinEdt")
>>>
>>> and get:
>>>
>>> Warning in install.packages("RWinEdt") :
>>> argument 'lib' is missing: using 'F:\Users\Kevin\Documents/R/win-library/2.7'
>>> --- Please select a CRAN mirror for use in this session ---
>>> trying URL 'http://streaming.stat.iastate.edu/CRAN/bin/windows/contrib/2.7/RWinEdt_1.8-0.zip'
>>> Content type 'application/zip' length 361598 bytes (353 Kb)
>>> opened URL
>>> downloaded 353 Kb
>>>
>>> package 'RWinEdt' successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked
>>>
>>> The downloaded packages are in
>>> F:\Users\Kevin\AppData\Local\Temp\RtmpOIlW0F\downloaded_packages
>>> updating HTML package descriptions
>>>
>>> So it seems to have worked. But when I use the 'library' command I get:
>>>
>>>> library("RWinEdt")
>>> Error in file(file, "r") : cannot open the connection
>>> In addition: Warning message:
>>> In file(file, "r") :
>>> cannot open file 'F:\Program Files (x86)\WinEdt Team\WinEdt\R.ver': No such file or directory
>>> Error : .onAttach failed in 'attachNamespace'
>>> Error: package/namespace load failed for 'RWinEdt'
>>>
>>> Any ideas on how I can install this package?
>> With administrator privileges, since it needs to write some files into
>> the WinEdt directory.
>>
>> Best wishes,
>> Uwe Ligges
>>
>>
>>> Thank you.
>>>
>>> Kevin
>>>
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