R-0.64.0 for Win9X/WinNT
guido at hal.stat.unipd.it
Tue Apr 13 10:08:52 CEST 1999
Windows binaries and source at CRAN (binaries/windows/Windows-NT/base)
have been updated to R-0.64.0.
Pre-compiled packages for this version of R are provided by
Brian D. Ripley and available CRAN/binaries/Windows-NT/contrib.
Brian Ripley is also mantaining a FAQ for this version of R
(linked in the main R FAQ at CRAN or available directly
R-0.64 uses platform-independent code for file handling. Files are
displayed under a pager in a separate window rather than in the
Environment variables can be set as NAME=value on the command line,
including in a short-cut.
Content of the pager and of the Rgui's console can be printed
by File | Print.
The help, latex and example files can be stored in zip files to save
space; this is used for the base package.
The menus are enabled/disabled and check-marked correctly under NT.
We hope to have solved the 'rw0633 font dimension problem' shown
under some NT version.
read.fwf works if you have Perl installed.
help(, offline=TRUE) will work if you have latex installed and
customize RHOME/bin/helpPRINT.bat. The optional rw0640l.zip
contains the latex sources.
The sockets code is compiled in, but we have not tested it.
system() has new arguments `invisible' and `minimized'.
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