Re: [R] (no subject)

From: Adaikalavan Ramasamy <ramasamy_at_cancer.org.uk>
Date: Tue 01 Mar 2005 - 15:58:06 EST

Sorry, all backslashes have to be doubled in R as mentioned in FAQ 2.14 http://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/base/rw-FAQ.html#R-can_0027t-find- my-file

Regards, Adai

On Tue, 2005-03-01 at 04:33 +0000, Adaikalavan Ramasamy wrote:
> Reading the posting guide
http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> will tell you to specify an informative subject line in your postings.
>
> You can change working directory by using setwd(), see help("setwd").
> For example setwd("c:\My Documents") might work. I am not sure if you
> need to truncate the path names to 8 characters anymore.
>
>
> But if you want to read files in other directory, you can do so without
> changing your current working directory. As long as you can supply the
> absolute or full path, you should be fine.
>
> For example read.delim(file="c:\My Documents\project1\datafile.txt")
> would read that file into R regardless of current directory.
>
> If you use absolute paths and if you saved the commands onto a script
> file, then you can re-execute these command under whatever version of R.
> I would recommend this approach since you will have a rather static
> working directory.
>
>
> Regards, Adai
>
>
>
> On Tue, 2005-03-01 at 12:33 +1300, Brett Stansfield wrote:
> > Dear R
> > Can you tell me how to change the working directory of R
> >
> > It's just that I have some text files that I wish to save separately from
> > the R filing structure eg. into C:/my documents and need to change the
> > working directory of R so that it reads these files . This means if I ever
> > upgrade the current version of R nothing will be effected.
> >
> > brett
> >
> > Brett Stansfield
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