[R] ? data.entry "read-only" ?

Patrick Connolly p.connolly at hortresearch.co.nz
Tue Jan 13 00:14:46 CET 2004

On Mon, 12-Jan-2004 at 10:40PM -0000, Ted Harding wrote:

|> Thanks, Brian, for these comments.
|> On 12-Jan-04 Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
|> > There are I believe three separate data displays behind data.entry (on 
|> > Xll, Windows and Aqua).  As far as I know none of them allow much 
|> > customization, or to be read-only.
|> > 
|> > I had thought about a read-only version of the first two, but then
|> > realized that people happily use spreadsheets for display, as well as
|> > data editors in several other packages.
|> Linux has no spreadsheet as standard, though you could get one by
|> installing some monster like StarOffice. In any case, any real

No need to get that drastic.  Gnumeric is much lighter weight and can
handle date formats Excel (and probably StarOffice) can't.  Gnumeric
is pretty close to being standard with Linux distros.  I seem to
remember it will work with KDE as well as Gnome.

Patrick Connolly
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