[R] 2nd R console?
tlumley at u.washington.edu
Fri Mar 10 19:13:07 CET 2006
On Fri, 10 Mar 2006, mark garey wrote:
> yes sorry at the very least i should have mentioned this
> is on OSX.
Yes, but the real question is what you mean by "a 2nd R console". I
guessed that you meant a second console for the same workspace, Brian
Ripley guessed that you meant another instance of R.
> mark+ \ ucsf
> On Mar 10, 2006, at 5:14 AM, roger bos wrote:
>> I never tried opening more than one instance of Rgui, but when I
>> wanted to run two jobs at the same time on one Win XP PC, I would run
>> one in Rgui and one in Rterm and I have never had a problem with that
>> setup. As above, when I close my R session, I always say no to the
>> save question.
>> On 3/10/06, Prof Brian Ripley <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk> wrote: On Thu, 9
>> Mar 2006, Thomas Lumley wrote:
>>>> On Thu, 9 Mar 2006, mark garey wrote:
>>>>> hello all, i'm forwarding this question for a colleague.
>>>>> "Is it possible to open a 2nd R Console?"
>>>> The answer is probably "No", but since it isn't clear what your
>>>> means by "a 2nd R Console" or what OS this is, it's hard to be sure.
>>> I would say the answer is almost certainly 'yes'. In all the cases I
>>> of if you launch 2 (or more) R consoles you will get separate R
>>> with separate workspaces. The only problem I can envisage is that
>>> might share a working directory and so the last one shut down could
>>> overwrite the workspace image and history saved from other consoles.
>>> (But that is only a problem if you save your work that way, and I
>>> Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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> mark garey
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Thomas Lumley Assoc. Professor, Biostatistics
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