[R] 1.7.1 console unresponsive following "paste into"
ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Tue Sep 9 08:41:31 CEST 2003
Douglas G. Scofield wrote:
> Dear R Help,
> I've just installed 1.7.1 and have found that the console now exhibits
> odd behavior when I paste commands into it. I'm on a PC running Windows
> XP Professional.
> I use Word as my script editor, and then paste commands into the R
> console using the standard Windows "copy" within Word then "paste"
> within Rgui. This worked without a hitch in 1.7.0, but now in 1.7.1 the
> Rgui is unresponsive to keyboard input following the paste. I can paste
> again and the R Console responds to the newly pasted commands, but still
> not to the keyboard. Try it with the following commands:
> t <- 22/7
> t * t
> The odd thing is, if I iconify R Console within RGui, then restore it, I
> can then use the keyboard. If I maximize R Console, then restore it, it
> works *sometimes*. And this is not particular to Word, as I just pasted
> the above lines from this Outlook window and the same problem occurred.
> Douglas Scofield Department of Biology
> d.scofield at umiami.edu University of Miami
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This is a known bug of the "paste"-button that is only visible in Rgui
in its mdi-mode and is fixed in the fortcoming R-1.8.0 (in development).
Instead, you might want to use Ctrl+v or the menu.
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