[R-SIG-Mac] getting history() to work

Simon Urbanek simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Mon Apr 12 17:24:53 CEST 2010

On Apr 12, 2010, at 11:15 , Ben Madin wrote:

> Simon et al,
> On 12/04/2010, at 22:41 , Simon Urbanek wrote:
>> A side note: R.app does NOT support the q() or quit() functions  
>> since they save neither history nor open files
> I was totally unaware of this being the case (as one still gets the  
> "Save workspace image? [y/n/c]: " message), and as this would  
> probably have saved me lots of grief in the past - I gave up using  
> the history and work from scripts always - maybe it could be a  
> little more clearly noted somewhere else.
> My request / suggestion would be a warning every time the GUI opens  
> that this is the case until the user checks the box that says "OK,  
> I'll remember that for the future"

I have added a warning if you use q/quit in the GUI - that should be  
more clear.


More information about the R-SIG-Mac mailing list