R-beta: command line editing?
mikem at stat.cmu.edu
Mon Apr 13 16:21:41 CEST 1998
wsimpson at uwinnipeg.ca said:
> I would love to have bash-like command line editing in R. (Press up
> cursor and see previous command line; use left cursor to go back then
> edit it)
I'm quite sure that Bash-like command editing is included in R (for sure it
works in the version I use), and I'm equally sure that it require the
If you have readline (the same library as bash uses) installed, then the
configure script should compile in the command line editing. If not, then not.
Mike Meyer, Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University
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