[R-SIG-Mac] Issue with spelling in Aquamacs

johannes rara johannesraja at gmail.com
Wed Sep 23 06:59:32 CEST 2009

I'm having the same problem with Aquamacs (I'm Aquamacs noob) and R. E.g.

> setwd("/Documents/Tämä")
Error in setwd("/Documents/T\344m\344") : cannot change working directory

Any ideas what's wrong?


2009/9/23 Víctor Manuel García-Guerrero <vicmgg at gmail.com>:
> Hi, I'm quite new using R in Mac OS X and my problem is the follow:
> When I write a word in spanish with accent (e.g. día) or with the letter
> "ñ", the Aquamacs output is \386 for accetuated words and . for ñ (even in
> graphics). But when I use R 'alone' it respect such words. For example,
> using Aquamacs,
> c("año","día") returns: a.o d\386a
> and the same happens with the graphics.
> Can somebody help me with this issue? Or could you recommend me another good
> R editor that doesn't have this kind of problems?
> Thanks in advance.
> --
> Víctor Manuel García-Guerrero
> PhD student, CEDUA-COLMEX
> Mexico City, Mexico
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