Re: [R] R command history -- can it be like Matlab's?

From: bartjoosen <bartjoosen_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2008 02:01:24 -0700 (PDT)

Here is the post where Prof Ripley is reffering to: http://tolstoy.newcastle.edu.au/R/e2/help/07/09/26668.html

Bart

losemind wrote:

> 
> 
> 
> Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
>> 
>> A patch to do this was posted on 2007-09-29 by Glenn Davis.  Some people 
>> not addicted to Matlab find the behaviour very inconvenient and prefer
>> the 
>> getline/readline behaviour (triggered by ^R/^S) of Rterm and R on Unixen.
>> 
>> On Tue, 29 Jul 2008, losemind wrote:
>> 

>>>
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> In R GUI window, if you use "up" and "down" key, you will be able to
>>> recall
>>> the previous and next command that has been used and stored in the
>>> command
>>> history cache.
>>>
>>> But there is one inconvenience:
>> 
>> Or an inconvenience of Matlab not shared by R, depending on your 
>> preferences.
>> 

>>> In Matlab, you can type the first a few characters of the command that
>>> you
>>> previously used,
>>>
>>> and then press “up" key, you will be able to get to that previous
>>> command
>>> very fast,
>>>
>>> no matter how long ago it has been used...
>>>
>>> In R GUI, there is no such functionality.
>>>
>>> Any thoughts on making R work my productivity?
>>>
>>> ----------------------
>>>
>>> Also where do I find good debugger for R?
>>>
>>> Thanks!
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>> 
>> -- 
>> Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk
>> Professor of Applied Statistics,  http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
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> 
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I don't find Glenn Davis's patch... where is it?
> 
> I like that Matlab feature. And I am using R GUI on windows...
> 
> Please help me!
> 
> Please also give me pointers to good R debuggers?
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> 

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