[R] Make R 3.0 open .RData files
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Apr 25 18:25:49 CEST 2013
On 25/04/2013 17:15, Dimitri Liakhovitski wrote:
> Brian, how do I remove the relevant old Registry entries?
That is not an R question. Our sysadmins do it ....
> Thank you!
> On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 10:29 AM, Prof Brian Ripley
> <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk <mailto:ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk>> wrote:
> On 25/04/2013 14:00, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> On 13-04-25 8:33 AM, Dimitri Liakhovitski wrote:
> I have Windows 7 Enterprise and two versions of R installed:
> 2.15.3 and
> Before I had R 3.0 I made it a setting that all .RData files
> - when I
> double-click on them - were opened by R 2.15.3.
> Now I want them to be opened by R 3.0 instead of R 2.15.3
> (but I don't
> to remove R 2.15.3. yet).
> I right-click on some .RData file, select "Open with" -
> "Choose default
> program" and then click on "Browse".
> I browse to the folder where my R 3.0 is installed, then to
> the folder
> "bin", then to the folder "x64" and select "Rgui.exe".
> However, when R opens - or after I shut R down and then
> double-click on
> some .RData file and R opens, it is again R 2.15.3, not R3.0.
> What am I doing wrong?
> Of course, when I open R 3.0 directly, then it opens no problem.
> This is really a question about Windows 7, not about R, but I would
> guess you aren't telling it to make your choice permanent, or
> you are not allowed by your administrator to make permanent
> changes to
> file associations. You should ask for local help.
> We've encountered this for our student accounts, and think it is a
> bug in Windows 7. If you remove the relevant old Registry entries
> first it should work.
> Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk <mailto:ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk>
> Professor of Applied Statistics,
> University of Oxford, Tel: +44 1865 272861
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> Dimitri Liakhovitski
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
University of Oxford, Tel: +44 1865 272861 (self)
1 South Parks Road, +44 1865 272866 (PA)
Oxford OX1 3TG, UK Fax: +44 1865 272595
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