[R] Where does ' Setting LC_CTYPE failed, using "C" ' come from? 2

peter dalgaard pd@|gd @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Sun Jul 22 08:32:24 CEST 2018

> On 17 Jul 2018, at 18:18 , David Winsemius <dwinsemius using comcast.net> wrote:
>>>> Executing
>>>>    Open Terminal
>>>>    Write or paste in: defaults write org.R-project.R force.LANG
>>>> en_US.UTF-8
>>>>    Close Terminal
>>>>    Start R
>>>> as suggested on 
>> https://stackoverflow.com/questions/9689104/installing-r-on-mac-warning-messages-setting-lc-ctype-failed-using-c,
>> did not help :-(
> Sigh, claiming that something "did not help" usually ...does not help. You need a clear unambigous description of everything that was in place and exactly what was being done when the unexpected behavior occurred. 

Hm, well, seen worse...

However, some detective works seems required.

C: (a) Can you at this point do the equivalent of the following (in a Terminal window):

Peter-Dalgaards-MacBook-Air:~ pd$ defaults read org.R-project.R force.LANG

If not, then the "defaults write...." stuff has been entered incorrectly or didn't work for some reason.


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