[R] Problem

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed May 8 21:09:48 CEST 2002

On Wed, 8 May 2002, Alberto Murta wrote:

> Hi
> If in that directory you don't have any other files than the ones you
> want to use, you can make an object called 'file.names' with the names
> of your input files:
> > file.names <- system("ls", intern=TRUE)

Use the R function dir() instead: it's portable.

> if you are using windows then instead of 'ls' should be 'dir'.

You need to use shell() to use that.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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