[R] Modifying Package Data

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Wed Feb 6 22:02:52 CET 2013

On Feb 4, 2013, at 11:37 AM, Rich Shepard wrote:

>  The bio.infer package contains a data frame
> /usr/lib/R/library/bio.infer/data/itis.ttable.rda that needs to be modified.
> After loading the bio.infer package and attaching the data frame with the
> data() function, I wrote the data frame to a text file.
>  After adding another row to the data frame I applied read.table() to
> create a data frame, but it's in my pwd, not the R library data subdirectory
> for the bio.infer package.
>  What is the R function to copy/save/write either the text file or the
> local copy of itis.ttable to
> /usr/lib/R/library/bio.infer/data/itis.ttable.rda?

Wouldn't this just be:

save(itis.table, file="/usr/lib/R/library/bio.infer/data/itis.ttable.rda")



David Winsemius
Alameda, CA, USA

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