[R] readline is not working

Jim Lemon drjimlemon at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 23:42:05 CET 2016

Hi Jean,
Many laptops perform complicated workarounds to accommodate the virtual
keypads on the keyboard. Sometimes a sticky shift key (e.g. NumLock, Caps
Lock) will mess up keyboard entry if it is on. Just a wild guess.


On Mon, Feb 8, 2016 at 7:16 PM, MAURICE Jean - externe <
jean-externe.maurice at edf.fr> wrote:

> HI,
> I am new to R and English is not my natural language.
> I work on 4 laptops that are supposed to be the same. Win7-64. R version
> 3.1.0. I can use readline to enter a value from keyboard on three of them
> but not on the fourth : R doesn't stop on the readline instruction and acts
> as if the response was 'enter' and I think that the cursor 'disappears' .
> What can I look for ? environment variable, GUI preferences, ... ?
> Thanks in advance for your answers ...
> Jean in France
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