[R] "source" option

Jim Lemon jim at bitwrit.com.au
Sat Mar 24 09:59:59 CET 2012

On 03/24/2012 07:22 AM, ivo welch wrote:
> Dear R experts---has someone written a wrapper for the "source" function
> that opens a sink file in the same name as the .R file and closes it at the
> end (including when there is an error that aborts)?  the first part is
> easy, but I am not sure how to not patch myself an empty sink() after any R
> program print/abort sequences have played out.
> besides, "sink=TRUE, split=TRUE" could be a nice additional option to
> "source".
Hi ivo,
Have a look at the htmlize function in the prettyR package. This opens 
an HTML file with the same name as the R source file by default. The 
code should be easy to adapt.


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