[R] "cannot change working directory"
R. Michael Weylandt
michael.weylandt at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 17:27:45 CET 2012
Scratch that -- while true, it doesn't seem to cause that error message.
Can you do this?
Also, are you sure you have various access permissions to the Wednesday folder?
On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 12:25 PM, R. Michael Weylandt
<michael.weylandt at gmail.com> wrote:
> If you are on a mac, you don't need to escape spaces within setwd():
> e.g., on my machine, setwd("~/Desktop/Current Semester") works just
> On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 12:08 PM, mela <dashmisafta at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I need to write program to run some results from an experiment. i have the
>> results saved in 2 different files, named "tuesday" and "wednesday" (both
>> located within the same file). when i wrote the program for "tuesday" i had
>> no problem running it, but when i changed the work directory to wednesday i
>> got the "cannot change working directory" message. I don't understand what's
>> different between the two.
>> my first code was:
>> setwd("/Users/user/Desktop/Recorded\ results/tuesday")
>> and my second code is:
>> setwd("/Users/user/Desktop/Recorded\ results/wednesday")
>> and i copied the exact location from the terminal, so i can't have typos (i
>> am using a mac, if that makes any difference).
>> any suggestions? i will be grateful for any insight.
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