[R] Redirecting Output to Clipboard

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Nov 15 08:27:49 CET 2002

So I guess you are on Windows?

There is no option to do this.  We have thought about it (one could use
sink and make a `clipboard' connection) but the clipboard is not really a
standard device across versions of Windows (especially between 16-bit
versions and NT-based versions).  It looked to me too much like

It's something a Windows programmer could contribute to R, I guess.

On Fri, 15 Nov 2002, Redding, Matthew wrote:

> I would redirect output to the clipboard, rather than to the screen.
> Is this possible?  Is a function already written for it, or is it just
> an option in print?

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