[R] Turning off continuation prompt?
jrkrideau at inbox.com
Mon Jul 30 14:34:08 CEST 2012
If I understand the question correctly the answer is probably not to type anything at the R command line. A good editor or interface is a better approach
Kingston ON Canada
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ted.harding at wlandres.net
> Sent: Mon, 30 Jul 2012 09:58:09 +0100 (BST)
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> Subject: [R] Turning off continuation prompt?
> Greetings All.
> My apologies for a question whose answer is probably
> readily available somewhere (for some interpetation
> of "somewhere") ...
> Say I have just typed (from a sheet of paper) several
> lines into the R command-line, and what I see is:
> + 4,1,4,6,5,
> + 2,7,4,2,5,
> + 8,2,4,4,2,
> + 3,4,5,4,4),ncol=5))
> Later, I find that would like to re-input the data part
> of this command ("matrix(c(...)...)"). Without the "+"
> continuation prompts, it would be easy to do this by
> copy&paste with the mouse in one operation. With the "+"
> marks there, I have to do the copy&paste for each separate line.
> So is there a way to suppress the output of the "+" at the
> beginning of each continuation line?
> (The above is one of the smaller examples of this situation;
> sometimes I have wished to do this for commands extending over,
> say, 15-20 lines).
> With thanks,
> E-Mail: (Ted Harding) <Ted.Harding at wlandres.net>
> Date: 30-Jul-2012 Time: 09:58:02
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