[R] Can't open R files

Nick Wray n|cho|@@@wr@y @end|ng |rom nt|wor|d@com
Mon May 21 13:31:44 CEST 2018

Oh fab it works! thanks v much i'd never used open file like that before Nick

> On 21 May 2018 at 12:24 Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan using gmail.com> wrote:
> On 21/05/2018 7:20 AM, Nick Wray via R-help wrote:
> > Hello. I'm not sure whether this is strictly the right forum but here goes... I have got a new (well reconditioned) laptop and have installed R studio on it. That works fine if I say write a little prog directly into it or paste R script from a word doc. But if I try to open an R prog (which I've written elsewhere, the laptop doesn't recognise it as an R prog. Instead it gives me a little icon with a pair of binoculars and says to try to find an app for opening said file.
> >
> > But up to now I can't find anything on the net which will open the R files in the same way as they simply do on my desktop or old laptop.
> >
> > I'd be grateful for any ideas or pointers
> If you open RStudio, and use the File | Open File... menu, will it open
> the program?
> If so, then the problem is with your file associations. If you're using
> Windows, you need to right click on the file, choose "Open with...",
> then pick RStudio and check the box saying you want to open all files
> that way.
> Duncan Murdoch

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