[R] how to set R_GSCMD

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Jan 28 22:03:37 CET 2004

On Wed, 28 Jan 2004, Haim Bar wrote:

> I have R installed on a windows box, and I need to get a better resolution.

A better resolution of what, please?

> I understand I need to set R_GSCMD.  Which file has to contain this
> variable?

That appears to refer to the bitmap device, and the help says

  the full path to the executable can be set by the environment variable 

Please read the rw-FAQ about how to set an environment variable: it is 
described there.

However, that sets the path and not the resolution, which is an argument.

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