[R] Using East-european characters in R

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Nov 3 12:14:39 CET 2004

On Wed, 3 Nov 2004, Petr Pikal wrote:

> It is hidden somewhere in docs (probably FAQs) and you can
> maybe find some answers in help archives.

Yes, it is in the rw-FAQ, the question headed

 I don't see characters with accents at the R console, for example in ?text.

which seems an obvious enough heading to expect people to look at it.

> Basically you probably need
> - appropriate fonts set in Rconsole and Rdevga files (e.g. Courier
> instead of Courier New)

That's there too.

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