[R] A question about R environment

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Tue Jan 9 03:24:40 CET 2007

Try this:

> e <- new.env()
> e$f <- function(x)x
> attach(e)
> search()
 [1] ".GlobalEnv"        "e"                 "package:stats"
 [4] "package:graphics"  "package:grDevices" "package:utils"
 [7] "package:datasets"  "package:methods"   "Autoloads"
[10] "package:base"
> f

On 1/8/07, Tong Wang <wangtong at usc.edu> wrote:
> Hi  all,
> I created environment  "mytoolbox" by :   mytoolbox <- new.env(parent=baseenv())
> Is there anyway I put it in the search path ?
> If you need some background :
>  In a project, I often write some small functions,  and load them into my workspace directly,   so when I list the objects
>  with ls(), it looks pretty messy.  So I am wondering if it is possible to creat an environment,  and put these tools into
>  this environment.  For example,  I have functions    fun1(), fun2() ......    and creat an environment  mytoolbox  which
>  contains all these functions.  And it should be somewhere in the search path:   ".GlobalEnv"        "mytoolbox"                        "package:methods"  ........
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