[R] unix-type commandline keystrokes in the windows RGUI
a.ramasamy at imperial.ac.uk
Fri Sep 19 01:27:38 CEST 2008
Ah, I didn't realize Rterm existed (Start -> Run -> Rterm). It works
with CTRL-R as you said. Thank you!
Peter Dalgaard wrote:
> Adaikalavan Ramasamy wrote:
>> Anyway, here is how to do what you want:
>> 1) Install bash on your Windows machine - You can use cgywin. Or
>> download and unzip http://www.steve.org.uk/Software/bash/
>> 2) Make the directory to bash.exe and R.exe are in your PATH variable.
>> 3) Start -> Run -> cmd
>> 4) Start R.exe
>> and now you should have your CTRL-R functionality (along with ls and
>> other bash goodies). Yes, I know you asked about Rgui.exe and not
>> R.exe. But this is the best I can do.
> Er, I don't think you need bash nor cygwin for this, do you? It is not
> normal that the shell has any influence on programs that run under it.
> Plain Rterm in a console should do it, if and only if linked agaist
> libreadline, which I believe it is.
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