[R] R-GUI 1.1.0

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Jun 19 10:47:55 CEST 2000

On Mon, 19 Jun 2000, Uwe Ligges wrote:

> > I think there must be a little bug in the latest version as I
> > too have had same problem after installing the latest R-1.1.0
> > on windows NT this morning. The problem only occurs in the
> > GUI version and not in the text-only windows version. Can
> > anything be done about this?
> Hm. Works fine here on NT4.0, SP6.
> Try to start R with --vanilla and in "clean" working directory ...

Certainly worth a try.  Last time this sort of thing happened (printing
failed on a few systems) the bug was not in R but in other software
installed on the system, which can make this almost impossible to

Let me repeat what I originally said could be done:

> All I can suggest is that you try compiling 
> from source and do some debugging on your own machine. 

Apart from that, please provide as much information as possible. Do the
other arrow keys work?  Does Ctrl+P work?  (If so, that's your solution.)
Do PgUp, PgDn, Home, End work?

I can see nothing that has changed since rw1001 in this area, except
the compilers used (and hence the header files used).  There are no
problems on any of our several test systems.

I am not sure the rest of R-help wants to know all the details, so please
send the detailed information to Guido cc me.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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