[R] R-/Text-editor for Windows?

Ista Zahn izahn at psych.rochester.edu
Fri Jan 28 20:43:25 CET 2011

I strongly suggest reconsidering your rejection of Emacs + ESS.
However, if you cannot be persuaded of this, I hear WinEdit is pretty

In case you haven't already found them, the following resources may be helpful:



On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 1:55 PM, Sascha Vieweg <saschaview at gmail.com> wrote:
> Tinn-R (http://www.sciviews.org/Tinn-R/) is one of the topmost suggestions
> when googling an R-(text-)editor for Windows. However, to me it appears
> dissappointing that Tinn-R does not handle utf-8 (mac-roman, or any other)
> encoded R-scripts or, in general, text files. Besides Emacs and the R
> built-in editor, could you recommend a good editor for Windows, even some
> commmercial for a small price? (For a comparison, TextMate for OS X is 35
> USD and does a great job on all plain text and code related issues, not only
> R.) Thanks, *S*
> --
> Sascha Vieweg, saschaview at gmail.com
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Ista Zahn
Graduate student
University of Rochester
Department of Clinical and Social Psychology

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