[R] How to set default encoding for sourced files

Andrew Hart @h@rt @end|ng |rom d|m@uch||e@c|
Wed Sep 21 20:05:13 CEST 2022

On 21/09/2022 11:46, Bert Gunter wrote:
> ?options
> options(encoding = "utf-8")
> in a startup file or function should presumably do it. See ?Startup
> Bert

Thanks everyone. Setting encoding in options in Rprofile.site has taken 
care of it.

Curiously, it doesn't seem to solve the whole problem for Rscript 
though. I checked that Rscript is indeed picking up the default encoding 
from options, but it's complaining about seeing an unexpected input in
dat$línea <- ....
immediately following the l when I run
Rscript myfile.R.
So, it would appear that Rscript is not using source to read in the R 
script. Mind you, if I do
Rscript -e source('myfile.R')
it works properly just like in Rgui.

Once again, Thanks heaps.


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