[BioC] pamr, samr and RWinEdt conficts - New editor req info

Seth Falcon sfalcon at fhcrc.org
Thu Sep 8 15:52:55 CEST 2005

On  8 Sep 2005, perimessaggini at hotmail.com wrote:
> I'm working in WinXP OS, and I discovered a really annoying problem
> related to pamr, samr and RWinEdt (and maybe some other stuff I have
> in my pc). In brief, with RWinEdt installed, after i loaded pamr or
> samr, every error message appears not only in the usual text format
> after sending the command, but also in a pop-out graphic window, to
> clic in to proceed. And that's ok (well, I preferred before,
> but...). But when I have a big workspace this pop-out window appears
> only after several second (bigger the workspace, longer I've to
> wait). And wait for 20-30 secs for every mistype or whatever it
> makes impossible to work.

For the above, I recommend contacting the RWinEdt maintainer and see
if they have any suggestions.  

> After long time on that, I gave it up, and the question is much more
> simple... Do anyone have some suggestion on a nice and well done
> text editor R-interfaced for windows ? I found something on CRAN but
> I have no clue...

The learning curve is steeper than WinEdt, but I can recommend Emacs +
ESS as an "IDE" for R.  And, yes, it works on Windows.

+ seth

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