[R] R Commander - how to disable the alphabetical sorting of variable names?

John Fox jfox at mcmaster.ca
Wed Jan 5 20:33:46 CET 2011

Dear Iurie Malai,

How Rcmdr options are set is described in ?Commander, which is also
accessible via the R Commander menus, "Help -> Commander help". You need


which you can put in Rprofile.site.


John Fox
Senator William McMaster 
  Professor of Social Statistics
Department of Sociology
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
web: socserv.mcmaster.ca/jfox

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> Behalf Of Iurie Malai
> Sent: January-05-11 7:39 AM
> To: r-help at r-project.org
> Subject: [R] R Commander - how to disable the alphabetical sorting of
> variable names?
> I try to disable alphabetical sorting of the variable names but I fail, R
> Commander does not store any changes made in the  "Commander Options" menu
> window. I tried to insert "options(sort.names = FALSE)" in Rprofile.site
> .Rprofile config files but without success. Does anyone know the solution?
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