[R] Changing default R window under XP

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat May 17 19:00:00 CEST 2003

One possibility is to use SDI mode (e.g. --sdi)

On Sat, 17 May 2003, David Parkhurst wrote:

> I’m working with R 1.7.0 under windows XP.  Whenever I start the program, it
> comes up full screen, and I have to resize it to suit my preferences.   How
> can I make it come up at a particular size (but not full screen) every time?

If you are in MDI, it actually comes up maximized, not full screen (so
e.g. the taskbar is still shown). The initial size appears to be set in
line 728 of src/gnuwin32/rui.c, so you could change that and re-compile R.

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