[R] paste (CTRL + v) not working rgui

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Sun Mar 18 16:10:39 CET 2012

On 18.03.2012 07:44, AAsk wrote:
> I am using 2.14.2 and use CTL+C&  CTL+V all the time without any
> surprises; it simply works.
> I suspect that you are using 2.14.2 on Windows 7 computer as user who
> does not have Administrator provileges. If that is the case, by
> default, R will not have access to the clipboard, hence the failures.

No, you do not need any special privileges to use the clipboard via 
Ctrl-c + Ctrl-v

I checked it myself on a Win 7 machine and it works perfectly for me, 
hence I guess this is some other R unrelated software interaction on the 
machine of the OP.

Uwe Ligges

> Try starting R as Administrator, check Copy and Copy + Paste, and
> update this thread.
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