[R] Upgrade R and the current workingspace

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jun 28 19:32:24 CEST 2002

On Fri, 28 Jun 2002, Nancy Lo wrote:

> After uninstall R and install the new version, run update.pakages(), how
> do I get to the workspace saved under the previous verion?  For example,
> I am using rw1041.  Are all  .Rdata files in c:\program files\R\rw1041\
> will be automatically moved to the subdirectory of rw1051 after I
> install rw1051? Or I need to do some copying?

See the rw-FAQ.  Any file you created need to be moved, but c:\program
files\R\rw1041\ is a peculiar place to hold your personal files, and I
think you need to read the sections in the rw-FAQ about setting up

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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