[R] loading edited functions already in saved workspace automatically
dwinsemius at comcast.net
Fri May 5 20:46:52 CEST 2017
> On May 5, 2017, at 7:48 AM, Michael Dewey <lists at dewey.myzen.co.uk> wrote:
> Dear Ralf
> You can manually save it with
> savehistory(insertyour preferred filenamehere.r)
> or does that not do what you hoped?
Or you can exit to your system browser and copy of the desired sections of the .Rhistory file that you desire archiving to a text editor (after you find the ofttimes hidden file.) It's just a text file.
The details vary across OSes. I don't think you told us yours. Might help to read the Posting Guide.
> 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
>>> 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?
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