[R] How to transfer lists to other computers or to S-Plus

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat Mar 8 21:07:55 CET 2003

dump()/source() is your best bet.  In some versions of S-PLUS, you may 
need to increase options(digits=) before dumping.

On Sat, 8 Mar 2003, Spencer Graves wrote:

> How can I transfer complicated objects like lists or a set of several 
> objects from one computer to another or from R to S-Plus?
> With S-Plus, I've used "data.dump" and "data.restore".  Package 
> "foreign" in R has "data.restore" but not "data.dump", and the 
> documentation for "data.restore" says that certain objects like formulas 
> and functions may get mangled.

(They are intended for people with S-PLUS data.dump's and no S-PLUS.)

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