[R] Errors running R in Batch mode under Win2000

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Jan 8 15:38:03 CET 2003

See the rw-FAQ.  Please do check the FAQs before posting.

This is not how you start any C program in batch mode under any OS I am
aware of, and certainly not under Windows.  You need to learn about
redirection (< and >).

On Wed, 8 Jan 2003, Wolfgang Scherr wrote:

> I have made many different attempts to run a R program in Batch mode. I run a DOS command like:
> C:\Progra~1\R\rw1061\bin\rterm.exe  -q --no-restore --no-save   myprogram.R  out.txt
> What happens:
> 1. DOS Shell starts up well
> 2. R starts
> 3. I get the messages:
>     "ARGUMENT 'myprogram.R' __ignored__"
>     "ARGUMENT 'out.txt' __ignored__"
> 4. R Shell is ready to roll (which is nice, but not what I intended to get)
> Help is greatly appreciated: how can I start myprogram.R?

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