[Rd] Cannot choose language for installing (PR#7971)

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Jun 27 09:05:08 CEST 2005

The language of the installer is completely unrelated to the language 
used to run R.

This is not a bug: to use R in Chinese, you need to select Chinese as 
the language to use: see the `R Installation and Administration manual'.
This should happen automatically if Windows is set to Simplified Chinese.

What do you actually want to do?  If you want to run R in English,, set

On Mon, 27 Jun 2005 zhuangjc at ism.ac.jp wrote:

> Full_Name: Jiancang Zhuang
> Version: R 2.1.1
> OS: windows xp
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> I tried to install R.2.1.1 into my windows xp system. The system is 
> Japanese version. But I set the unicode fonts to be Chinese to for some 
> important programme. No matter how I choose the language during the 
> installation, I always get an R of Japanese version.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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