Re: [Rd] Setting --sdi in R 2.3.0 beta for Windows

From: John Fox <jfox_at_mcmaster.ca>
Date: Tue 11 Apr 2006 - 21:19:33 GMT


Dear Duncan,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-devel-bounces@r-project.org
> [mailto:r-devel-bounces@r-project.org] On Behalf Of Duncan Murdoch
> Sent: Tuesday, April 11, 2006 3:35 PM
> To: John Fox
> Cc: r-devel@stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: Re: [Rd] Setting --sdi in R 2.3.0 beta for Windows
>
> On 4/11/2006 4:02 PM, John Fox wrote:
> > Dear r-devel list members,
> >
> > I find that adding --sdi to the Target field in the
> short-cut for R is
> > ineffective in R 2.3.0 beta for Windows (version/platform
> details below).
> > Setting MDI = no in the Rconsole file works, however.
>
> Thanks, I'll fix that.
>
> > It's probably a bit late to request this for version 2.3.0, but it
> > would be nice to be able to select either the SDI or MDI in
> the R Windows installer.
>
> It's hard to make changes to the installer because of the
> many translations of installer messages that are required.
> I'd say it's now too late to ask the translators for a new
> translation for 2.3.0.
>

I'm not surprised. Perhaps this can be a feature request for the next version.

I'm sorry that I didn't think of this earlier.

John

> Duncan
> >
> > Regards,
> > John
> >
> > --------- snip ------------
> >
> > Version:
> > platform = i386-pc-mingw32
> > arch = i386
> > os = mingw32
> > system = i386, mingw32
> > status = beta
> > major = 2
> > minor = 3.0
> > year = 2006
> > month = 04
> > day = 09
> > svn rev = 37687
> > language = R
> > version.string = Version 2.3.0 beta (2006-04-09 r37687)
> >
> > Windows XP Professional (build 2600) Service Pack 2.0
> >
> > Locale:
> > LC_COLLATE=English_United States.1252;LC_CTYPE=English_United
> > States.1252;LC_MONETARY=English_United
> > States.1252;LC_NUMERIC=C;LC_TIME=English_United States.1252
> >
> > Search Path:
> > .GlobalEnv, package:methods, package:stats, package:graphics,
> > package:grDevices, package:utils, package:datasets, Autoloads,
> > package:base
> >
> > --------------------------------
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