[R] constructing a relative path
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Dec 5 12:47:14 CET 2008
On Fri, 5 Dec 2008, Mark Heckmann wrote:
> Dear R-users,
> I want to construct a relative path in R, but I am not able to do it or to
> find a function that does it.
> My solution is somewhat awkward as it uses string manipulation.
> The problem: I have the following folder structure.
> |----- data
> |----- scripts
> |----- output
> My working directory is the scripts folder.
> Now I want to construct a relative path to the data folder.
> Is there an easy way or a function?
should work on any R platform (actually "../data" will on any current R
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