[R] functions and getting them into R

Jens Nieschulze jniesch at gwdg.de
Mon May 27 18:16:37 CEST 2002

On Mon, 27 May 2002, Guy Forrester wrote:

%Dear All,
%I am new to R and can see it is a very powerful and versatile system for
%programming and statistical analysis.
%Say I have written a simple function and want to use it on a regular
%basis. I have the file as a text file say 'c:\R-funcs\func.txt' how do I
%get R to find it on the hard disc or alternatively where is the default
%location for looking up functions where I can place this file.  eg where
%are functions such as var(), mean() etc stored?  
%At the moment I'm pasting the text of the function into the GUI prompt,
%not very satisfactory if it is to be used in a programme.

does the trick?

%Please forgive any naivety on my part as I am just starting out
%Many thanks in advance 
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