[Rd] data editor freeze on empty data frame (PR#622)
Prof Brian Ripley
Prof Brian Ripley <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Wed, 2 Aug 2000 14:10:21 +0100 (BST)
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> Cc: Rfirstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [Rd] data editor freeze on empty data frame (PR#622)
> From: Peter Dalgaard BSA <email@example.com>
> Date: 02 Aug 2000 14:35:42 +0200
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> > However, in the X version, this seems to cause the data editor to
> > freeze as soon as one hits Enter after inserting data into the
> > first cell. I haven't tried the Windows version yet.
> Freezes the windows version as well, it seems. Also, the code for
> editing factors using their numeric codes seems to have been broken in
> 1.1.0 (only converts back to factor if there are invalid levels). I'll
> fix the latter.
Found and corrected: an infinite loop in getccol when the length
was zero, of very long standing.
> [I'm also not happy with the code that autoinserts mistyped or
> otherwise extraneous factor levels -- if they really are typos,
> they'll be a pain to remove if one used fix(my.frame)! That
> may be against policy to change in a patch release, though...]
Until the data editor has a mode for factors, the current compromise,
to edit as character, seems the best one to me. Using cut and paste
helps to eliminate typos.
Brian D. Ripley, email@example.com
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