[R] Turning windows screen buffering on and off
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Apr 16 14:29:23 CEST 2004
On Fri, 16 Apr 2004, Liaw, Andy wrote:
> > From: Prof Brian Ripley
> > No, and options() really is part of the R/S language not the
> > interface.
> > See the rw-FAQ Q6.3 for how to manage the buffering more effectively.
> > (Hint: you need to put calls to flush.console() in your code.)
> Doesn't that only work for output at the R level? I.e., if the output is
> coming solely from compiled code, my impression is that flush.console()
> won't help. Am I mistaken?
It works for all output, but if you want to trigger it in compiled code
you need C-level calls -- that is also in the rw-FAQ.
> Is it possible to make it an option in Edit / GUI preferences?
`It' being the default state of buffering? Yes, it is possible.
Patches will be considered ....
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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