[R-SIG-Mac] Problems with R.app GUI
simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Thu May 11 09:34:48 CEST 2006
On May 10, 2006, at 10:42 PM, Bruce Boucek wrote:
> I am experiencing the same problem/flaw in the GUI for R 2.3.0 that
> a few other people have posted concern about.
> With R-GUI-3121-2.3
> Entering demo() at the prompt results in the following message:
> 2006-05-10 12:31:26.370 open LSOpenFromURLSpec() returned
> -10814 for application (null) urls file://localhost/tmp/Rtmp04NeEd/
Ok, I'll check that one - we need a more clean solution for external
files, so it may be worth changing a bit more.
> As an aside -
> For those having similar problems, I recommend using R in the
> terminal with library(tcltk). One note though, apparently something
> has changed in the implementation of X11R6 on MacOSX 10.4. I used
> to have my display variable set in my bash .profile as:
> export DISPLAY=0:0
This is wrong and it was pure luck that it worked. The format is
[<host>]:<display>[.<screen>] so you're asking for host "0" which is
> Apparently the correct setting is now:
> export DISPLAY=:0.0
Yes and always was.
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