R-beta: default paper size

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Fri Apr 3 18:44:50 CEST 1998

Bill Simpson <wsimpson at uwinnipeg.ca> writes:

> 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,
> R_PAPERSIZE=letter
> Restarting R, everything is still the same though.  I guess I have to
> reinstall?
> 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
> installing.
> Thanks for any help.
> Bill Simpson

You can fix it in the start-up script:

# Default Printer Paper Size
# Choose one of the following
# R_PAPERSIZE="letter"
# R_PAPERSIZE="none"

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