[R-SIG-Mac] [Rd] MacOSX R.app do not save history (PR#10850)

Rob J Goedman goedman at mac.com
Wed Feb 27 11:48:07 CET 2008

<html><body style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space; ">Anuar,<div><br class="webkit-block-placeholder"></div><div>RSiteSearch('savehistory') will provide a number of responses</div><div>to this issue. A recent response is copied below.</div><div><br class="webkit-block-placeholder"></div><div>Hope this helps,</div><div>Rob</div><div><br class="webkit-block-placeholder"></div><div><br><div class="AppleOriginalContents"><div>On Feb 26, 2008, at 10:00 PM, anuar at uchicago.edu wrote:</div><br class="Apple-interchange-newline"><blockquote type="cite">Full_Name: Anuar Konkashbaev<br>Version: 2.6.2<br>OS: Mac OS X 10.4.11<br>Submission from: (NULL) (<br><br>R.app do not saves history while command line r does. When starting R.app<br>history from the command line session and all new commands from current session<br>are available, but when quiting R.app .Rhistory is overwritten but only commands<br>from command line session are saved in new file. Even if one will save history<br>explicitly with savehistory(".Rhistory") only commands from command line session<br>are saved in the .Rhistory file. .Rdata is saved correctly. History works just<br>fine in command line application.<br><br>______________________________________________<br>R-devel at r-project.org mailing list<br>https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-devel<br></blockquote></div><br></div><div><br class="webkit-block-placeholder"></div><div><blockquote type="cite"><div>On Jan 14, 2008, at 4:21 PM, Rob Goedman wrote:</div><blockquote type="cite">Roger,<br><br>The history features on Mac OS's R.app are handled by R.app<br>and is a (small) superset of R's facilties, e.g. it supports multi-line<br>history recalls.<br><br>A disadvantage of this approach is that it's not possible to use<br>R's history() and savehistory() nor make usage completely<br>identical. The actual history files do 'interoperate', although<br>you will loose the multiline feature.<br><br>A good list for Mac OS specific discussions is r-sig-mac at r-project.org.<br><br>Hope this helps,<br>Rob<br><br><br>On Jan 13, 2008, at 6:47 PM, Day, Roger S. wrote:<br><br><blockquote type="cite">Running Version 2.6.0 &nbsp;GUI 1.21.<br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">Generally, I enjoy working with the OSX GUI,<br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">which has some very pleasant features.<br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">Kudos to the developers!<br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">There is a nice history panel which slides out of the<br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">Console window. &nbsp;The buttons on the panel work as expected.<br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">I am puzzled by the behavior of history() and savehistory()<br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">run from the Console window. &nbsp;I would think that these functions<br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">would view and save the same set of commands as those seen in<br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">the history panel, but they don't.<br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">Can someone explain why, and how to fix it?</blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></div></body></html>

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