Re: [R] Bug in setting GUI to SDI mode?

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Fri 24 Feb 2006 - 00:51:23 EST

On 2/23/2006 8:33 AM, michael watson (IAH-C) wrote:
> Hi
>
> I did a google search on this and came up with nothing.
>
> OK, in the latest release of R for windows, I want to change the gui to
> SDI mode.
>
> Edit -> GUI preferences
> Choose SDI
> Apply
>
> I get the message about properties not being able to be changed on a
> running console, and that I need to save.
>
> So I click Save, and am met with a "Save As" dialogue box with the
> default file called Rconsole, the file type as "All files". I have no
> idea where I actually have to save this.
>
> I saved it in C:\Program File\R\2.2.1 anyway, restarted the console, and
> SDI mode was not set.
>
> I realiuse I can use the --sdi option on the command line, but I want to
> know how to make this work through the GUI
>
> Any help?

See the ?Rconsole man page. The search is somewhat complicated; it's up to you to decide whether you want the setting to apply just to your user (it should be in the R_USER directory), or be the default for all users (it should be in the R_HOME/etc directory). For me, the default location for saving is the R_USER directory; I suspect it's the same default for you, but I haven't actually checked the code.

Duncan Murdoch



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