Re: [R] "Source R code" via menu "File"

From: Prof Brian Ripley <>
Date: Tue 10 May 2005 - 22:03:07 EST

On Tue, 10 May 2005, Dirk Enzmann wrote:

> If I use the first menu item "Source R code" of the menu "File" to call
> "source()" by searching the *.r files in my directory interactively, a window
> opens showing the active directory, but no files to choose (even if there are
> files with the extension .r). If I start entering the the name of a file that
> I know to be in the active directory, by entering a firt letter of the file
> name a list of files beginning with this letter shows up - but not a list of
> all files with the extension .r.
> This happens if I use R version 2.1.0 patched (2005-04-18) running under
> Windows XP (German), the menu item is in German "Lese R Code ein". In
> previous versions of R (e.g. version 2.0.1 patched (2004-11-17)) this never
> happend, i.e. in older versions I could choose a file from a list of all
> files with the extension .r in the current directory.
> What has changed? Is this specific to my configuration (of R or of Windows)
> or is it a bug?

It is a bug in the translation support, and it is fixed in the current R-patched (and has been for some time).

> R: version 2.1.0 patched (2005-04-18) (Which is the day 2.1.0 was
released, so I would not treat that as preferably to the official 2.1.0.)
> Operating system: Windows XP (German)

Brian D. Ripley,        
Professor of Applied Statistics,
University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
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