[Kde-announce-apps] rkward 0.4.2

thomas friedrichsmeier tfry at users.sourceforge.net
Mon Dec 4 17:26:56 CET 2006

Name: rkward
Version: 0.4.2
Type: Scientific
Depend: KDE 3.2.x
License: GPL
Homepage: http://rkward.sf.net
More Info:

 RKWard aims to provide an easily extensible, easy
to use IDE/GUI for the R-project. RKWard strives
to combine the power of the R-language with the
(relative) ease of use of commercial statistical
packages. While RKWard is far from finished, it is
already useful as an IDE interface to the R

 --- Version 0.4.2 - Dec-04-2006
- code generated by scatterplot plugin is
simplified somewhat
- add comment headers to the sections of commands
produced by plugins
- if a user command results in the output html
file to be modified, auto-refresh output
- add RMB menu to script editor windows
- add options "clear" and "configure" in the
console RMB menu, and the command log RMB menu
- add option to save workplace layout not per
workspace, but at the end of the session
- add options ("printcmd") to settings
- fix help menu for detached windows
- R X11 device windows are now managed by rkward,
with the following initial features:
- R X11 device windows: attach to / detach from
workplace (they start detached)
- R X11 device windows: toggle between normal
resize mode and (settable) fixed size with
- R X11 device windows: menu options to copy /
print / duplicate / save / activate devices
- fixed: selecting Window->Close in a detached
window would only close the internal view, not the
- when detaching a window, give it a more
reasonable size
- do not open the same script url twice (instead
the corresponding window is raised on the second
- fixed: when closing a detached script editor
window, you would not be asked to save changes (if
- fixed: occasional crash when re-attaching a
script editor window
- new translations: Greek, Catalan
- updated translations: German, French
- added basic plot facility for ECDF (Empirical
Cumulative Distribution Function) (menu plots)
- added ptukey and qtukey (Studentized Range
Distribution (Tukey)) (menu distributions)
- spelling corrections in distributions menu
- reorganized "Descriptive Statistics" plugin to
use tabs for better usability
- added constant for mad in descriptive statistics
- fix bug in rk.get.label ()
- in script editor, do not provide symbol name
completion while in comments
- properly support active bindings in globalenv ()
- if not started in a tty, spawn a konsole. R will
go into non-interactive mode otherwise

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