[R] Maximum number of pasted 'code' lines?

Mike Prager mike.prager at noaa.gov
Tue Oct 14 20:39:13 CEST 2008

"Michael Just" <mgjust at gmail.com> wrote:

> I write most of my R code in excel and then paste it into R. I am wondering
> if there is a limit to how much I can paste? I want to paste about 19,000
> lines of code should this work? I am doing this because when I did it chunks
> it took about an hour and half. I thought if I could insert it all and leave
> it for that long that would be better time management. I am still waiting
> for 19,000 paste to process. Any thoughts or suggestions?

Write your code in a text editor and include it with the
"source" function.

Mike Prager, NOAA, Beaufort, NC
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