[R-SIG-Mac] If you use R from the Terminal ...

elijah wright elw at stderr.org
Sun Jun 6 16:47:25 CEST 2004

> as I do, it  makes sense to set in your Rprofile.site
>         options(editor="/usr/bin/open")
> otherwise file.show() and file.edit() will open files in vi.
> Yes, I said vi.

from the POV of a "traditional unix user", this is 100% expected behavior.

folks are probably better off learning enough of the vi commandset to
cope, rather than using workarounds... it pays off in the long run.


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