[R] langugae settings

array chip arrayprofile at yahoo.com
Fri Dec 9 16:27:24 CET 2005

You can change the language setting during the
installation, it is just not that obvious though.In
the "selection components" step of installation,
uncheck the "message translations".It should be OK

--- Ariel Bergamini <ariel.bergamini at gmx.ch> wrote:

> Hi
> I just installed R 2.2.0 on Windows 2000. I was
> quite surprised to find the
> console language set to german (I live in the german
> part of Switzerland).
> In the last hour I read the FAQ and I searched the
> mail archives, but I
> failed to change the language according to the
> instructions given. The only
> thing which worked was to change the locale location
> settings to English (UK
> or United States).
> Perhaps I am too stupid to understand the
> instructions given in the FAQs.
> Thus, I would be very thankful if someone could give
> me clear advice (I am a
> biologist and not a techie) how to change the
> language permanently.
> I think it would also be great if in future versions
> of R it would e
> possible to change the language during the
> installation.
> thanks in advance
> Ariel Bergamini
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