[R-SIG-Mac] How to set console parameters in .Rprofile?

Simon Urbanek simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Tue Jun 3 22:40:10 CEST 2008

On Jun 3, 2008, at 4:06 PM, Carl Witthoft wrote:

> I promise I put in a ton of time looking thru the manuals and the R- 
> OSX FAQ.  I can't find a list of the configuration commands to put  
> in .Rprofile or other startup file that will set the font and  
> fontsize (and  related parameters) for the R.app console window.

The reason is simply that there are none. R.app is a Mac application  
running R and is controlled by Mac preferences, not by .Rprofile and  

> Can someone please tell me how to change the font and make the  
> change "stick" ?

Changes to the font size (<Cmd><+>/<Cmd><->) are saved automatically,  
so they will "stick" by default. Currently there is no way to change  
the font itself.


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