[R] User input from keyboard
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Aug 4 14:43:11 CEST 2006
On Fri, 4 Aug 2006, Petr Pikal wrote:
> cat("\n","Enter x","\n") # prompt
> prompts for user imput and scans 1 line from console.
(that scans one number: use readLines(n=1) to get a string).
But readline() is probably easier.
> On 4 Aug 2006 at 17:06, chiya sharma wrote:
> Date sent: Fri, 4 Aug 2006 17:06:38 +0530
> From: "chiya sharma" <chiya31 at gmail.com>
> To: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: [R] User input from keyboard
> > Dear All,
> > Can anybody tell me the syntax for "User input from keyboard" in R. I
> > mean
> > to say that if I run the program it should ask "Please enter the date"
> > at the begining of the program. I am using R-2.2.1 for windows.
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