[R] R-WinEdt unexcpected Asian characters

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Fri Oct 31 20:13:13 CET 2008

Saskia Sandring wrote:
> Dear list!
> I have encountered an odd problem with R-WinEdt. 
> The program is mostly running fine and I had no problems with the installation.
> But several times a day I'm typing in R-WinEdt there appears a menu with
> Chinese characters where the curser is and I'm not able to type normally. I
> don’t know any other way to stop it except restarting R-WinEdt. After that it
> works normally for a while until it happens again. I was not able to figure out
> when it happens. Sometimes after error messages in R, but not always and I am
> never aware of having typed a certain key combination or anything like that.
> Is there anything I can change in the settings to prevent this from happening? 
> I'm using R 2.8.0. and WinEdt 5.5. in Windows XP. My regional options in
> Windows
> are set to "Sweden" and "Swedish". 
> With earlier versions of R and WinEdt I did not have this problem. However, this
> is a different computer.

It should not be related to R (no direct link between both programs), 
and probably not to RWinEdt (because I have not had a second report like 

Best wishes,
Uwe Ligges

> Thank you for your help!
> Saskia
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