Re: [Rd] Show location of workspace image on quit?

From: Barry Rowlingson <>
Date: Fri, 05 Jun 2009 21:52:13 +0100

Here's a replacement 'q' function that spits out the path of the workspace image:

q = function (save = "default", status = 0, runLast = TRUE) {
cat(paste("Workspace image is
",file.path(getwd(),formals(save.image)$file),'\n')) flush.console()
.Internal(quit(save, status, runLast))

Note the trickiness for getting the file name - without diving into internals I can't see how q() gets the filename so I'm just robbing the default value from save.image. The flush.console makes sure the path is printed before Windows shows the confirmation dialog. Yes it would be nicer if the path was included on the dialog, but that's about 100 times as much work as adding two lines to the existing q definition.

Anyway, that does the job for me.

Barry mailing list Received on Fri 05 Jun 2009 - 21:57:17 GMT

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