RKWard 0.6.2

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--- Version 0.6.2 - Oct-20-2014
- In data editor, indicate NAs, explicitly
- Import Stata plugin gains option to convert character encoding.
- New plugin for recoding categorical data
- New embeddable (minimal) plugin "multi_input" to combine different input elements
- Fixed: Problems starting from paths with spaces in the file name on Windows
- Added command line option --r-executable for switching between several installations of R
- Use a binary wrapper, instead of wrapper shell script for startup on all platforms
- Linear regression plugin gains option to save predicted values
- Fixed some compilation problems
- Add basic support to export plots using tikzDevice
- Fixed: cbind-value of <matrix> element was missing commas
- Fixed: Give a label to an unlabelled toolbar
- Fixed: Adjust to (re-?)named parameters for options("pager")
- Allow plugin UI script code to query R for information
- Fixed: potential crash when a previously installed pluginmap is not longer readable
- Allow to connect <varslot>/<valueslot> source to any property, not just <varselectors>
- New plugin elements <valueselector> and <select>
- New plugin element <valueslot> for selecting arbitrary string values (otherwise almost identical to <varslot>)
- <varslots> can be set to accept the same object several times. Used in scatterplot plugin.
- New R function rk.embed.device() for manually embedding graphics devices in RKWard
- Fixed: R backend would exit immediately, without meaningful error message, if there is an error in .Rprofile (or Rprofile.site)
- Fixed: Installing suggested packages from the package installation dialog was broken
- Fixed: Selecting a mirror via the "R packages" settings page would not work when prompted for package installation form the backend
- Remove support for compiling RKWard in a single process (threaded) variant. This was not used / tested since RKWard 0.5.5
- Shortcuts for the "Run ..." actions have been changed for better cross-platform compatibility
- The script editor's "Run line" and "Run selection" actions have been merged
- Add UI for configuring default graphics device, and embedding of standard graphics devices.
- New RKWard native on-screen device (RK()). This is the default on-screen device in RKWard, now.
- New R function rk.without.plot.history() for turning off plot history, temporarily
- Add command line option --backend-debugger

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