[R] maximum amount of lines of code to be copy pasted to R console

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Sat Feb 9 19:06:10 CET 2013

On 05.02.2013 20:30, Jannis wrote:
> Dear list members,
> is there any maximum amount of lines of code that can be copy pasted
> into the R console? Or some maximum amount of levels of nested
> parantheses? Whenever I copy paste some big chunk of code into the R
> console I get errors of missing parantheses etc. even though the
> parantheses are balanced (i.e. the code runs when run via source or
> inside some function).

Yes, and that may not only depend on the buffer size of the OS 
clipboard. Hence don't rely on it for larger blocks.

Uwe Ligges

> Cheers
> Jannis
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