[R] Sink for a subdirectory
jerome at hivnet.ubc.ca
Thu May 8 00:29:37 CEST 2003
On May 7, 2003 03:08 pm, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
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> On Wed, 07 May 2003 21:38:14 +0000, you wrote:
> >Hi, how do I sink output to a subdirectory under which R is running?
> >For example, suppose R is running in ~me and I would like to sink
> > output to ~me/Subdir/filename.
> >The obvious sink( "Subdir/filename" ) does not seem to work.
> It works for me. It would be helpful if you said what goes wrong, and
> what OS you're running in.
> I'm guessing that Subdir doesn't exist; R won't create it. I don't
> think there's a mkdir() function in R; you'll need to create the
> subdir outside of R, or use system() to do it. For example, in
> system('command /c mkdir Subdir')
> would do it.
> Duncan Murdoch
There is a function to change the directory in R. See ?setwd .
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