[R] Turning of locator() beep?

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Jul 26 09:00:26 CEST 2001

On Wed, 25 Jul 2001, Henrik Bengtsson wrote:

> Is there a way to turn of the (annoying) beep that occurs when one calls the
> locator() command and clicks the mouse. Try
>   plot(0)
>   locator(n=10)
> I am running Rterm on WindowsMe/Cygwin bash and I don't know if this is the
> case on other platforms.

It's a feature of the windows() device.  Windows is fond of beeping, and I
just mute the sound.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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