[R] setting new working directories

ONKELINX, Thierry Thierry.ONKELINX at inbo.be
Thu Jan 4 15:50:13 CET 2007

See ?getwd and ?setwd to set the working directory
See ?load and ?save to read the workspace.




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Do not put your faith in what statistics say until you have carefully
considered what they do not say.  ~William W. Watt

A statistical analysis, properly conducted, is a delicate dissection of
uncertainties, a surgery of suppositions. ~M.J.Moroney

-----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
Van: r-help-bounces op stat.math.ethz.ch
[mailto:r-help-bounces op stat.math.ethz.ch] Namens Bill Shipley
Verzonden: donderdag 4 januari 2007 15:42
Aan: R help list
Onderwerp: [R] setting new working directories

Hello, and Happy New Year.  My default working directory is getting very
cluttered.  I know that I should be using a different working directory
each project (I work in Windows), but do not know how to go about
different ones and moving back and forth between them.  I have read
& Ripley (Modern Applied Statistics with S-PLUS, 1994) but this seems
out of
date with respect to this topic and have searched through the
but cannot find a clear explanation for doing this.  Can someone point
me to
the proper documentation for creating and using different working
directories from within Windows (please, no comments about switching to

Bill Shipley

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