[R-SIG-Mac] copy/paste problems

Christoph Hofer christoph.hofer at env.ethz.ch
Mon Nov 13 15:45:09 CET 2006

Dear Simon

I think the problem is in R (or how I configured it). If  i open an  
i can paste so many lines i want. But when i start R the the number of
the lines is limited.

Best Regards


Am 13.11.2006 um 15:29 schrieb Simon Urbanek:

> On Nov 13, 2006, at 5:28 AM, Christoph Hofer wrote:
>> Hello
>> I have the following problem:
>> I installed R by source (version 2.3.1, OS X 10.4.8)
>> ./configure --with-blas=-framework vecLib --with-tcltk --with-lapack
>> --with-x --enable-R-shlib --enable-R-framework --with-readline -- 
>> with-
>> aqua
>> make
>> I use R as command line interface in the OS X terminal. Now when I
>> copy some R-code into the terminal, i only can paste some 38 rows of
>> the code
>> . Then R hangs, which mean that i can not paste more than 38 rows of
>> R code into the R application running in the terminal.
>> Does someone have the same problem or has a solution?
> I have encountered a similar problem at times - the number of lines  
> is not fixed, it depends on the text and it doesn't always happen.  
> The problem is in the Terminal application, not R (i.e. you get the  
> same problem with other applications run in the Terminal). You may  
> want to use the R GUI instead which doesn't have such limitation.
> Cheers,
> Simon

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