[R] opening a PDF document
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Dec 15 07:57:40 CET 2008
On Sun, 14 Dec 2008, Dennis Fisher wrote:
> I am interesting in opening a PDF document via the command line from both
> Windows, OS X, and Linux ( R version 2.8.0). I found a command openPDF in
> Biobase. However, I would rather execute the command myself. For example,
> in OS X:
>> system("open filename.pdf")
> is successful.
> Is there a comparable command line command for Windows or Linux?
R for Windows has 'open.exe'.
All other platforms have an apppriate comannd (if available) as
> Dennis Fisher MD
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