[R] rpy2 -- show console window

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Dec 12 06:51:31 CET 2008

Please don't multiple post, and I believe Rpy has its own help list.

As I understand it, Rpy[2] is an embedded R, in which case there is no 
R console. But ask the authors/maintainers (as the R posting guide 

On Thu, 11 Dec 2008, Karsten Weinert wrote:

> Hello,
> from my text editor (on winxp) I interact with R using the python
> module rpy2. This works nice for plot commands, i.e. a window opens
> and shows the plot. It also works nice for the file.show command.
> Sometimes, however, I would like to see the console window. Is there a
> way to make rpy2 show the console?
> Any hint appreciated,
> Karsten Weinert.
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