Re: [R] How to delete the previously saved workspace restored

From: Joris Meys <jorismeys_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 31 May 2010 16:04:41 +0200

If you start R, type :

unlink(".RData")

This deletes the workspace file.
Cheers
Joris

On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 11:10 AM, Yanwei Tan <Tan_at_nbio.uni-heidelberg.de>wrote:

> Dear all,
>
> I am a new user of R, here I have a question about remove the previous
> restored workspace. I saved the workspace last time, but R always
> automatically load the workspace when I open it. I try to remove the object
> and then close R without saving. But next time when I open R, it always load
> the previous workspace. I want to delete the .RData in the directory, but I
> have no clue where is the .RData directory.
>
> The message is "Workspace restored from /Users/wei/.RData"
>
> How could I avoid from this directory? because there is a dot before, I do
> not know where I can find this file.
>
> Also I already try this command : rm(list=ls()) But R still load the
> previous workspace.
>
> With many thanks for any advice!!
>
> Best,
> Wei
>
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