[R] Display on Windows console from script

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jul 27 11:55:42 CEST 2004

Please consult the rw-FAQ, specifically Q6.3 whose subject looks a perfect 
fit for your question (and whose answer contains the answer).

On Tue, 27 Jul 2004, Laetitia Marisa wrote:

> When I launch a script under windows it does not display sequentially  
> my cat calls or maybe the console is not refreshed at every line of my 
> script.
> For instance with that code
>   cat("\n\n================== IMPORT DATA FROM FILE 
> ===================\n\n")
> fileschosen <- choose.files(caption="Select gpr files", filters = 
> matrix(c("genepix file","*.gpr"), nc=2, byrow=T))
> The popup browse window is first displayed and once I've selected my 
> files the cat "IMPORT..."  is displayed.
> What can I do to make my displays appear at the right time?

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