[Rd] 1.8.0 on Unix: interrupting huge print()s ??

Henrik Bengtsson hb at maths.lth.se
Fri Oct 10 12:48:04 MEST 2003

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> [mailto:r-devel-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of 
> Martin Maechler
> Sent: den 10 oktober 2003 12:26
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> Subject: [Rd] 1.8.0 on Unix: interrupting huge print()s ??


> platforms. To reproduce, type
>   cbind(1:1e6)
> and try to cut it short (it only takes a minute or so,
> whereas our user here had a matrix that needed more than 10 
> minutes of screen output !)

Hi, just a comment that you may already know about. When I run into the
same problem (in any software) it normally help to minimize the terminal
window, which will then speed up the printing to standard output with
several orders of magnitude.

Henrik Bengtsson

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