Re: [R] Can't there be a cd command?

From: Peter Dalgaard <>
Date: Wed 10 May 2006 - 16:04:12 EST

"Issac Trotts" <> writes:

> I'm on Linux, so it didn't occur to me to look in the Windows FAQ
> until it came up in the Google search. Why should Windows users be
> the only ones who learn how to change directories?

Well, on Linux et al., the normal mode of operation is to start R from the commmand line in the directory where you want to be. On Windows you start from a desktop icon or a menu entry, which implies that you're always in the same directory, and usually the wrong one.

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