Re: [R] setting new working directories

From: Abhijit Dasgupta <Abhijit.Dasgupta_at_mail.jci.tju.edu>
Date: Thu 04 Jan 2007 - 15:07:20 GMT

An additional note for Windows. The directory name needs to be written as "C:/Project/Working directory" or "C:\\Project\\Working directory" as opposed to the usual way of referencing directories in Windows.

AA wrote:
> use setwd() and getwd(). see ?setwd
> or on the shortcut properties tab, set the target directory to your working dir and have
> as many shortcuts as working directories.
> working with R commands does it for me.
> all the best.
> A.
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Bill Shipley <bill.shipley@usherbrooke.ca>
> To: R help list <r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch>
> Sent: Thursday, January 4, 2007 9:41:35 AM
> Subject: [R] setting new working directories
>
> Hello, and Happy New Year. My default working directory is getting very
> cluttered. I know that I should be using a different working directory for
> each project (I work in Windows), but do not know how to go about creating
> different ones and moving back and forth between them. I have read Venables
> & Ripley (Modern Applied Statistics with S-PLUS, 1994) but this seems out of
> date with respect to this topic and have searched through the documentation
> but cannot find a clear explanation for doing this. Can someone point me to
> the proper documentation for creating and using different working
> directories from within Windows (please, no comments about switching to
> UNIX...).
> Thanks.
>
> Bill Shipley
>
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