Re: [R] How to *completely* stop a script after stop()?

From: Jonathan P Daily <jdaily_at_usgs.gov>
Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2011 13:29:10 -0400

Would options(error = recover) be of some help?



Jonathan P. Daily
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r-help-bounces_at_r-project.org wrote on 04/08/2011 12:38:37 PM:

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> Re: [R] How to *completely* stop a script after stop()?
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> Duncan Murdoch
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> to:
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> algorimancer
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> 04/08/2011 12:40 PM
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> Sent by:
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> r-help-bounces_at_r-project.org
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> Cc:
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> r-help
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> On 08/04/2011 11:47 AM, algorimancer wrote:
> > I too am encountering this problem. When I have a large script, if I
select
> > all in the editor and then ctrl-r to run, if it encounters a stop()
function
> > it simply prints an error message and continues to execute the
remainder of
> > the script, as opposed to terminating execution at that line. The
quit()
> > function exits R altogether, which I don't want. Yes, I could
manually
> > select only the portion of script which I want to run, but for lengthy
> > scripts which I run repeatedly (generally changing only the name of
the file
> > I want analyzed), this can be quite tedious. It appears that the only
> > solution is to put most of the code in a separate file and call it
using
> > source(); this has the downside of reducing the clarity of the code --
it's
> > a sort-of structural spaghetti code approach.
>
> It sounds as though you are talking about the Windows GUI. That's
> important, because other GUIs probably have different behaviour.
>
> To run a script up to the first error, do this:
>
> Highlight the part you want to run (or Ctrl-a for everything).
> Copy the code using Ctrl-c.
> In the console, run source("clipboard") (perhaps with echo=TRUE if you
> want to see it as it goes). This is a lot of typing the first time you
> do it, but after that, the up arrow can bring back the command.
>
> It would probably make sense for Ctrl-R to do something functionally
> equivalent to Ctrl-C, source("clipboard", echo=TRUE) rather than the
> current behaviour. Not going to happen in 2.13.x, but maybe in 2.14.x
> in the fall.
>
> Duncan Murdoch
>
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