Re: [R] simple .bat question but i can't find out where to post. my apologies for posting a non R question

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon 15 May 2006 - 13:45:14 EST

Put the following two lines in your batch file:

  for /f %%a in (myfile.txt) do set line=%%a & goto:nextline   :nextlin

The RESOURCES file in the batchfiles*.zip distribution in:

   http://cran.r-project.org/contrib/extra/batchfiles

gives pointers to many batch file resources.

On 5/14/06, MARK LEEDS <markleeds@verizon.net> wrote:
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> Subject: simple .bat question but i can't find out where to post. my apologiesfor posting a non R question
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> I have what I think is a simple .bat question but i can't figure out where to post it ( i spent 6 hours looking through tutorials on batch commands but i haven't had success .
>
> Here is my question if anyone wouldn't mind answering :
>
> previously, i was on linux and tickerFileToSimulate was a file that contained a line in the top say "japan".
>
> I had shell script in linux that had the following 2 lines in it.
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> TICKER_FILE = 'cat tickerFileToSimulate'
> file = $TICKER_FILE
>
> in this way, the variable $file was set equal to japan.
>
> I CANNOT find how to do the equivalent in a .bat file on windows XP.
>
> if someone could give me a place to post or tell me how to do it, it would be really great and again i am sorry for posting this question.
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