(PR#6634) [Rd] cat() in long-running functions only shows up on window resize (PR#6634)

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Mar 2 18:32:04 MET 2004

Why are you posting something answered in the rw-FAQ as a bug report?
*That* is `very frustrating'.

Try reading

@section When using Rgui the output to the console seems to be delayed.

and see if you can work out what mistakes you are making.

On Tue, 2 Mar 2004 peter_mcmahan at yahoo.com wrote:

> Full_Name: Peter McMahan
> Version: R 1.8.0 GUI
> OS: Windows 2000
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> when running long functions with cat() commands inside, the requested data
> doesn't show up until either the function has finished or the window is resized.
>  this is very frustrating for development purposes.

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