Re: [R] Printing output in STDOUT

From: Esmail Bonakdarian <>
Date: Tue, 20 May 2008 11:48:01 -0400

Edward Wijaya wrote:
> Hi,
> Currently the R script I have is executed with this command:
> $ R CMD BATCH mycode.R
> And the output is stored in mycode.Rout.
> Is there a way I can issue command from shell (like above)
> so that the output is printed to STDOUT?
> It's troublesome to open the "Rout" file every time to debug.

Under a Unix system you could try to pipe the command into tail -f


$ R CMD BATCH mycode.R | tail -f

That should display the file as it gets written.

I don't have access to a Unix system right now to give this a try but it should be a work around until someone who knows more about R can come up with an answer.

HTH Esmail mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Tue 20 May 2008 - 16:51:05 GMT

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