[R] text editor for R

Murray Jorgensen maj at stats.waikato.ac.nz
Thu Jul 8 03:46:53 CEST 2004

Oh, yes. I think I did do something like this, but for some reason the 
two incarnations bothered me.

Murray Jorgensen

David Scott wrote:

> On Thu, 8 Jul 2004, Murray Jorgensen wrote:
>>I tried R-WinEdt a few years ago, but as I remember it interfered with 
>>my usual use of WinEdt which is as a front end to MiKTeX. Is there a way 
>>to use WinEdt both ways?
>>Murray Jorgensen
> This problem annoyed me for a while too. My solution (which is not perhaps 
> ideal) is this. You want two different incarnations of WinEdt, one for 
> TeX, the other for R. On the desktop I have a shortcut to WinEdt which is 
> the one for TeX stuff. I open the other one with R syntax highlighting etc 
> by starting R and using library(RWinEdt). To do this you have to install 
> the RWinEdt package and SWinRegistry. This is all well explained in the 
> ReadMe.txt for RWinEdt.
> I think with the right additions to the Target field in a shortcut to 
> WinEdt you can call up the incarnation of WinEdt that is suitable for R. I 
> haven't done that. You would then have two shortcuts to WinEdt, one for 
> your TeX stuff, one for R.
> Uwe Ligges is the guru for this though.
> David Scott
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