Re: [R] double-click in RData file versus load( file )

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2008 13:10:25 -0500

On 26/01/2008 1:01 PM, Cleber Nogueira Borges wrote:
> hello all,
>
> when I start up the R and I execute o follow code:
>
> > ls()
> character(0)
> > x=123
> > assign("test_x", x, envir = .GlobalEnv )
> > ls()
> [1] "test_x" "x"
> > setwd('C:\\R\\etc')
> > save.image('TEST.RData')
> > q('no')
>
> I have two different behaviours:
>
> (a) - when I start up R again by "double click" in the file TEST.RData;
> (b) - when I start up R and load the file TEST.RData by window menu in
> Rgui or
> invoke by command ' load('C:\\R\\etc\\TEST.RData')
>
>
> In case (a): I can't see my previous variables anymore!

Which version of R are you using? It works fine for me in 2.6.1.

What do you see when R starts? It should display something like

>
> R version 2.6.1 (2007-11-26)
> Copyright (C) 2007 The R Foundation for Statistical Computing
> ISBN 3-900051-07-0
>
> R is free software and comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
> You are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions.
> Type 'license()' or 'licence()' for distribution details.
>
> Natural language support but running in an English locale
>
> R is a collaborative project with many contributors.
> Type 'contributors()' for more information and
> 'citation()' on how to cite R or R packages in publications.
>
> Type 'demo()' for some demos, 'help()' for on-line help, or
> 'help.start()' for an HTML browser interface to help.
> Type 'q()' to quit R.
>
> [Previously saved workspace restored]

and the last line indicates the attempt to load the saved data.

Duncan Murdoch

> > ls()
> character(0)
>
>
> In case (b): I get my previous variables again!
> > load('C:\\R\\etc\\test.rdata')
> > ls()
> [1] "test_x" "x"
> >
>
> Is it the correct behaviour?
> the two way don't must be the same?
>
>
> Thank for explanations...
>
> Cleber Borges
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