[R] how to get the GUI directory chooser on Windows?

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Wed Feb 11 15:14:15 CET 2004

Liaw, Andy wrote:

> Dear R-help,
> Can anyone tell me if it's possible to call up the "directory chooser" (the
> one you get when you click on "File" -> "Change Dir...") in Rgui from the R
> command line?  Seems like file.choose() can't be used to choose a directory.

Looks like there is no R function to do so.

The C level code is in
and friends.

Uwe Ligges

> This is in R-1.8.1 on WinXPPro.
> Any help much appreciated!
> Andy
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