[R] Program Saving
kjetil at entelnet.bo
Fri Nov 14 02:20:19 CET 2003
On 14 Nov 2003 at 8:14, Ko-Kang Kevin Wang wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Nov 2003, Marc-Antoine Vaillant wrote:
> > I have a very simple question. If a want to save a whole program (say more than 5 command lines), how can I proceed without each time using the command history (that allow me to recall previously saved command, but which is to long if you want to recall more than 5 command lines), or without saving to a text file and use copy/paste when I open a new R session (but in fact this doesn't work since when you copy your program to a text file, you copy the "<" or the "+" , and when you paste it back to a new R
command sheet, you get syntax error since you now have double "<" (<<) and double "+" (++) at each line.
> Please wrap your text to something like 80 character per line...
Or even a little bit less ...
> Copy/paste works very well. Instead of copying from your R session over
> to a text editor, why don't you do it the other way round? i.e. type your
> R codes in your favourite editor, THEN copy/paste into R. That way you
> don't get any syntax error, and you have all your R codes saved into one
> There are several good tools. (X)Emacs/ESS is one of them (and it's the
> one I prefer). For beginners there is RWinEdt (a plugin, written by Uwe
> Ligges, for WinEdt). Both allows direct communication from the editor to
Yes. But sometimes one wants to experiment, then it is usefull to
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