[R] Rprofile: distinguish between Rgui, Rterm, JGR?
friendly at yorku.ca
Thu May 27 23:05:47 CEST 2010
Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> Michael Friendly wrote:
>> [Environment: Win XP, R 2.10.1]
>> In my Rprofile I have startup code to do various things, intended for
>> when I use the Rgui console.
>> Some of these are causing problems in JGR now that I've installed
>> it. How can I test for R
>> running with Rgui to do some of these things only there?
> Look at .Platform$GUI. It shows "Rgui" or "RTerm" for those two. I
> don't have JGR installed, but I'd guess it shows something differently
> Duncan Murdoch
This is helpful. For anyone else's reference, both JGR and
eclipse/StatET (Win XP) deliver the following
What prompted this was that I have code in Rprofile to save/restore my
session history. But JGR replies
Error in loadhistory(file) :
'loadhistory' can only be used in Rgui and Rterm
Then it hung on exit with savehistory(), forcing a crtl-alt-del
excursion to the task manager.
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