[R-SIG-Mac] .Rhistory problems
vishyiyer at gmail.com
Sun May 9 16:50:31 CEST 2010
Yes, renaming the history file fixes the problem! Now I recall that
I'd encountered this issue a long time and this may have been the
solution that was suggested, but I think I had lost and recreated my R
preferences file between OS upgrades and R upgrades.
Thanks for the help!
On Sat, May 8, 2010 at 10:25 AM, Rob Goedman <robjgoedman at me.com> wrote:
> Try to rename the history file to .Rosxhistory in the Startup preference panel.
> Let me know if this fixes the issue.
> On May 7, 2010, at 8:49 PM, Vishy Iyer wrote:
> > Just upgraded to the latest R and I'm seeing a problem. When I quit R (using
> > cmd-Q or the icon) and choose to *save* the Workspace image, it wipes out my
> > .Rhistory file and makes a new, empty one. If I *don't save* the workspace
> > image .Rhistory works as expected, meaning that my commands from the latest
> > session are appended to the history file and available in the next session.
> > I'm pretty sure this is new behavior as I used to do this all the time
> > earlier. I'm using:
> > R version 2.11.0 (2010-04-22)
> > R.app GUI 1.33 (5582) i386-apple-darwin9.8.0
> > on Snow Leopard 10.6.3
> > Has anyone else seen this, and is there a fix? Sorry if this has been
> > answered - I've been away from this group for a while and it looks like it's
> > impossible to search the group...
> > (In the past I've dealt with a .Rhistory file problem because I was using
> > q() at the prompt. Using cmd-q or the switch icon on the GUI fixed that
> > problem back then).
> > Thanks,
> > V.
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