[R] Opening R from Tinn without setting directory each time

bartjoosen bartjoosen at hotmail.com
Wed Aug 6 16:14:44 CEST 2008

If you first install a newer version of R and aftwards remove a previous
version, Tinn-R gives this behaviour. Doesn't matter if you activate the
option to register.

Best regards


Philippe Grosjean wrote:
> Paul Chatfield wrote:
>> Hi - someone has just e-mailed me direct with the answer which it'd be
>> helpful to paste just so future users who have the same issue can see. 
>> Just
>> follow the advice below and it works perfectly.
>> Open a command window (Run;cmd) and cd to the bin directory of your R
>> installation (cd C:/Program Files....).  Run the program RSetReg.exe and
>> that's it, Tinn-R should be able to start R.  When you update R repeat
>> the
>> process.
> This shouldn't be needed if you activate the option to register the 
> installed/upgraded version of R in the registry (somewhere at the end of 
>   the installer's questions).
> Best,
> Philippe Grosjean
>> Paul Chatfield wrote:
>>> Hi - I can access R from Tinn-R by going to Options->Main->Application/R
>>> and setting the search path, but each time I exit Tinn-R I have to
>>> redefine the search path.  Is there no way of fixing that directory as
>>> default?  I have installed R under its default directory C:/Program
>>> Files/R/R-2.7.1 and Tinn under a variety of different places to try to
>>> rectify the problem though currently under C:/Program Files/Tinn-R.  Any
>>> ideas what I'm missing?
>>> Thanks
>>> Paul
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