[R] Keyboard

Sharpie chuck at sharpsteen.net
Wed Feb 17 03:07:38 CET 2010

Steven Martin wrote:
> All,
> I installed R-2.10.1 with Readline=no.  Now for some reason R does not
> recognize some key strokes like the directional arrows.
> I am not sure if Readline is the problem or not.
Yes-- readline supplies functionality such as command history.

Steven Martin wrote:
> I have tried .Cofigure with Readline = yes but it doesn't fix the problem
> nor do I really know if readline is the problem to start with.
> Has anybody else run into similar problems?
> Thanks,
> Steve

Did you try:

  make distclean
  ./configure <with readline>
  make install


If that doesn't work, try:

  which R

To see if the version of R being run is the one that you just

Good luck!

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