[R] How to change the GUI language option

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jan 27 13:53:17 CET 2006

This is an FAQ from Windows users, who seem not to consult the rw-FAQ.
It is right there on the 'Help' menu and contains lots of useful 

If perchance you are not using Windows, it is also in the R-admin manual
which INSTALL asked you to read before installation.

>   I installed R from one of the mirror sites (actually UK mirror site).
> Once installed the interface is in German. Can you please suggest how to
> change the R interface from German to English?

> PLEASE do read the posting guide! http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics,  http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
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