RE: [R] Re: how to define functions in such a situation

From: Liaw, Andy <andy_liaw_at_merck.com>
Date: Tue 07 Jun 2005 - 23:35:00 EST


help.search("temporary") tells you to look at ?tempfile.

Andy

> From: Hu Chen
>
> I got a dirty way to solve this.
> write a temp .R source file including these new functions, then
> >source(this_temp_file)
> but I don't know if there are some temp directory for R to
> store temp files?
>
> On 6/7/05, Hu Chen <chencheva@gmail.com> wrote:
> > hi R folks,
> > I need read a file from hardisk or www web. Then I need to
> define some
> > new functions according to the contents of the read file.
> > For example, i need write a package name "mypackage" like this:
> > >library(mypackage)
> > >read(some_file_on_web) #to see its content, suppose it contains:
> > eat.drink.sleep
> > then 3 new functions need to be created and usable.
> > the problem is, how could I create functions after executing
> > ">library(mypackage)" and make these new functions visible
> and usable
> > immediately?
> >
> > Any information are appreciated. forgive me if this question is very
> > stupid. but I really need help.
> > Thank you all.
> >
>
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