[R] Error messages when start first time R: "You're using a non-UTF8 locale, therefore only ASCII characters will work."
bgunter.4567 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 14 18:48:16 CEST 2016
1. These are warnings, not error. So you could just ignore them and proceed.
2. However, you may wish to go to the tools -->General menu in RStudio
and set the default text encoding to UTF-8. I think that will get rid
of the warnings.
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On Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 12:47 AM, Ole C. Brudvik <olebrudvik at gmail.com> wrote:
> I just started this course and just installed R and RStudio but I got this warning/error messages when I open R and RStudio:
> During startup - Warning messages:
> 1: Setting LC_CTYPE failed, using "C"
> 2: Setting LC_COLLATE failed, using "C"
> 3: Setting LC_TIME failed, using "C"
> 4: Setting LC_MESSAGES failed, using "C"
> 5: Setting LC_MONETARY failed, using "C"
> [R.app GUI 1.67 (7152) x86_64-apple-darwin13.4.0]
> WARNING: You're using a non-UTF8 locale, therefore only ASCII characters will work.
> Please read R for Mac OS X FAQ (see Help) section 9 and adjust your system preferences accordingly.
> Section 9 is just Acknowledgements so I cant find the help the software refer to.
> Please, can anyone help me with this? It seems important to get this fixed before I do work with RStudio.
> Thanks a lot! Appreciate very much any help.
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