Re: [R] setting new working directories

From: Chuck Cleland <ccleland_at_optonline.net>
Date: Thu 04 Jan 2007 - 14:48:54 GMT

Bill Shipley wrote:
> 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.

  RSiteSearch("working directory") is very helpful. In particular, look at the help pages for getwd() and setwd().

> Bill Shipley
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