[R-SIG-Mac] Help with running R from within Aquamacs

Simon Urbanek simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Sat Feb 9 22:02:59 CET 2008

On Feb 9, 2008, at 12:33 PM, Kasper Daniel Hansen wrote:

> On Feb 8, 2008, at 7:23 AM, Quan Li wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I had a rookie question. I can load add-on packages in R but cannot
>> do so when R is run from within Aquamacs. The error message says
>> "there is no package labeled "lattice"", for example. All my
>> packages are stored in R's library. Any help on this is much
>> appreciated.
> My guess is that you are wrong and that your packages are stored
> elsewhere (than the system library which is /Library/Frameworks/
> R.framework/Resources/library. A good guess would be ~/Library/R. You
> can check this using
> R> installed.packages()

And even better check .libPaths() [see the FAQ].

> A way to fix this is to make a ~/.Rprofile file containing, sat
>   .libPaths("~/Library/R")

I would discourage this as it won't be compatible with the R GUI  
setting. Also it is a source of many problems as people forget to  
update their packages with R version.


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