[R] suppress startup messages from default packages
andreas.leha at med.uni-goettingen.de
Mon Jul 15 22:27:11 CEST 2013
David Winsemius <dwinsemius at comcast.net> writes:
> On Jul 15, 2013, at 4:11 AM, Andreas Leha wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> several packages print messages during loading. How do I avoid to see
>> them when the packages are in the defaultPackages?
> I'm pretty sure this has been asked before (although the wrinkle of
> adding a package to default packages may not have been part of that
> discussion.) Have you done any searching of the Archives?
>> Here is an example.
>> With this in ~/.Rprofile
>> ,----[ ~/.Rprofile ]
>> | old <- getOption("defaultPackages")
>> | options(defaultPackages = c(old, "filehash"))
>> | rm(old)
>> I get as last line when starting R:
>> | filehash: Simple key-value database (2.2-1 2012-03-12)
>> Another package with (even more) prints during startup is tikzDevice.
>> How can I avoid to get these messages?
> On my machine typing suppress<tab> brings up an option of:
> You should append a leading "?" and read further.
I have only just now gotten your answer. Thanks for responding.
As I already said in response to another message [fn:1] the 'wrinkle of
adding a package to default packages' is what my question really is
about. Sorry if I was unclear.
Thanks to a very helpful answer proposing a solution using hooks [fn:2],
I was actually able to solve my 'problem' with the filehash package.
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