R-beta: default paper size

Bill Simpson wsimpson at uwinnipeg.ca
Fri Apr 3 18:22:22 CEST 1998

After some paper clipping problems I checked options() and saw that the
default paper size was a4; I need US Letter.  So as per instructions I
uncommented the R_PAPERSIZE line in config.site,

Restarting R, everything is still the same though.  I guess I have to
That seems awkward.  Is there a way a prompt ("a4 or letter paper?") can
be inserted in the normal install procedure? Or at least explain in
INSTALL that this change to config.site needs to be done prior to

Thanks for any help.

Bill Simpson

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