[R] loading edited functions already in saved workspace automatically

Michael Dewey lists at dewey.myzen.co.uk
Fri May 5 16:48:57 CEST 2017

Dear Ralf

You can manually save it with
savehistory(insertyour preferred filenamehere.r)

or does that not do what you hoped?

On 05/05/2017 14:44, Ralf Goertz wrote:
> Am Fri, 05 May 2017 06:30:01 -0700
> schrieb Jeff Newmiller <jdnewmil at dcn.davis.ca.us>:
>> The answer most people seem to use is to avoid depending on functions
>> in RData files, and in particular avoiding ever saving the
>> "automatic" ".RData" files at all. (Some people avoid using any RData
>> files, but the automatic loading of functions by ".RData" files is a
>> particularly pernicious source of evil as you have already
>> discovered.)
>> That is,  always work toward building scripts that you run to restore
>> your workspace rather than depending on save files. Don't depend on
>> save files to keep track of what you do interactively. This also
>> usually means that there should be little if anything in
>> your .Rprofile because that tends to build non-reproducibility into
>> your scripts.
> Hi Jeff,
> thanks for your answer. Actually, I don't use the workspace saving
> feature primarily for the data but for the command line history. Is
> there a way to just save .Rhistory?
> Ralf
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