[Rd] (PR#9254)R script editor fails to read script longer then 1000 chars (non-English language settings)

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Sep 26 09:45:04 CEST 2006

Yes, thank you.  The conditions are that you are running in a locale with 
a different encoding from the system codepage, when a limit in graphapp 
was hit (so although the script is read correctly, it was not displayed 

Fixed for 2.4.0.

On Tue, 26 Sep 2006, shtirlitz at verizon.net wrote:

> Full_Name: Otto Shtirlitz
> Version: 2.3.1
> OS: Win XP SP2
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> I believe it's the same situation as described in bug 9248. R script editor
> cannot open file exceeding 1000 characters even if created in the same editor.
> File is
> all ANSI with symbols < 128 and with window line endings CR/LF (0x0D 0x0A).
> The trick is the local settings : even if the OS is US if the language settings
> for non-Unicode (Control Panel\Regional and Language options\Advanced\Language
> for non-Unicode programs) is set to Russian in my case R only reads the first
> 1000 chars (and appends some garbage). If this setting is switched back to
> English the problem goes away.
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