[R] custom startup/welcome message
R. Michael Weylandt
michael.weylandt at gmail.com
Thu Apr 4 22:31:31 CEST 2013
On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 9:49 AM, lejeczek <peljasz at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> yeap, I've done it,
> I was hoping for a complete customization,
> and even Rprofile.site adds only to what is being printed by default anyway,
> I mean that header is always there. R version..... untill "Type 'q()'..
> and R -q silences everything :(
I'm not sure what the question is now (and please "context post"
instead of top-posting) -- I suppose you could patch the C code that
prints that message if you want it to say something else. You'd have
to re-build R but it's easy code to change.
It's at the top of $R_HOME/src/main/version.c:
> On 04/04/13 15:01, Michael Weylandt wrote:
>> On Apr 4, 2013, at 6:20, lejeczek <peljasz at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>>> hi everybody
>>> I wonder if there is a simple way, but not simple would be
>>> ok too,
>>> to customize info/welcome page at session start time?
>> Probably easiest to do it by way of some cat() calls in your .Rprofile.
>> See ?Startup for details.
>>> what I'd like to do is to put together simple short howto /
>>> dos & don'ts page for users,
>>> I'm thinking it would be great if it was possible
>>> many thanks
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