Re: [R] .Rprofile under Windoze.

From: Prof Brian Ripley <>
Date: Thu 31 Aug 2006 - 16:50:44 EST

On Thu, 31 Aug 2006, Petr Pikal wrote:

> Hi
> or you can change
> in etc directory to whatever startup commands you want
> to execute to have the same profile in all sessions.

Please see the warning about this in ?Startup: it is not the same thing as putting .Rprofile in your home directory.

Also, many users will not have write permission on R_HOME/etc.

> On 30 Aug 2006 at 15:11, BBands wrote:
> > And... If you have/use shortcuts to R, you may also save an
> > ".Rprofile" to whatever directory you name in the "Start in:" field of
> > the shortcut. This allows one to have many profiles.

Brian D. Ripley,        
Professor of Applied Statistics,
University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
1 South Parks Road,                     +44 1865 272866 (PA)
Oxford OX1 3TG, UK                Fax:  +44 1865 272595

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