Re: [R] sorting by creation time in ls(), , * This message: [ Message body ] [ More options

From: Carl Witthoft <>
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 18:09:59 -0400

You could do it indirectly by saving your command history (a good idea in any case :-) ), doing {something} to dump it to a file, and sorting/seeking to see in what order you created items.

Or, if you're really creative ^_^, write some sort of script/function which automatically creates a metafile (e.g. if the variable is VAR, the metafile is .VARtime) from the output of date().

Alexy Khrabrov wrote:
> When trying to remember what did I do in the session, especially after
> coming back to it after a few days, I'd like to mimic Unix's ls -ltrh --
> does R retain the timing a certain variable is created? If not, would
> it make a useful addition, to have ls with an option to sort by creation
> time?
> mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Wed 18 Mar 2009 - 21:12:51 GMT

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