Re: [R] Increasing Console "Paste Buffer"

From: Sander Oom <slist_at_oomvanlieshout.net>
Date: Wed 01 Jun 2005 - 21:39:53 EST

Indeed it does! Sorry for the impulsive response!

Sander.

Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> Sander Oom wrote:

>> An interesting thought just came to me when reading this discussion! I 
>> use both R and Latex and have never had the trouble of overlooking 
>> error messages when debugging long Latex code!
>>
>> Of course this is because when compiling a latex document, a summary 
>> of the compilation process is provided at the end! If any errors 
>> occurred, they will be mentioned in the summary.
>>
>> Maybe R could provide the same summary as an optional part of the 
>> source() command!?
>>

>
> I think it does, doesn't it? R will stop at the first error and print
> it, e.g.
>
> > source('c:/temp/test.R')
> Error in parse(file, n = -1, NULL, "?") : syntax error on line 4
>
> If there were only warnings, it will show them at the end:
>
> > source('c:/temp/test.R')
> Warning messages:
> 1: longer object length
> is not a multiple of shorter object length in: 1:3 + 1:4
> 2: longer object length
> is not a multiple of shorter object length in: 1:3 + 1:4
>
> Even if you use echo=TRUE, these summaries show up at the end. It's
> only if you use cut and paste that you might miss these.
>
> Duncan Murdoch
>
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