[R-SIG-Mac] Spinning wheel when running script

Berend Hasselman bhh at xs4all.nl
Thu Jul 28 17:38:26 CEST 2011

On 28-07-2011, at 14:32, Rick Johnson wrote:

> Hello,
> I am new to Mac OS having moved off Windows PCs, and I am struggling to figure out how to use R project on the Mac. Often when I enter script into the console, R goes off into a never ending „Not responding‰ state ˆ the spinning wheel symbol shows.
> My usual pattern is that I develop R script in the editor, and then copy the lines I want to run, and paste them into the R Console window. On Mac it sometimes works and other times leads to the spinning wheel. I also have tried using the CMD-Return combination to run the lines with the same results. 
> Is there a different recommended way to develop, test, and run scripts on the Mac version?
> Is the latest Mac OS release a beta release; should I be using an older version?

I use TextMate ( http://macromates.com/ ) and the R bundles developed by Hans-Jörg Bibiko a lot.
Very nice.


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