[R] .Rprofile files (was R newbie configuration)
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Jan 5 10:03:53 CET 2006
And here is one with a working setHook call.
On Thu, 5 Jan 2006, Petr Pikal wrote:
> here is my example of .Rprofile file
> # setHook(packageEvent("graphics", "onLoad"), function(...)
> # graphics::par(bg="white")) ## did not manage to persuade setHook
> # to work properly
> RNGkind("Mersenne-Twister", "Inversion")
> # some set of my functions and data
> On 4 Jan 2006 at 15:46, Mark Leeds wrote:
> Date sent: Wed, 4 Jan 2006 15:46:37 -0500
> From: "Mark Leeds" <Mleeds at kellogggroup.com>
> To: "R-Stat Help" <R-help at stat.math.ethz.ch>
> Subject: [R] R newbie configuration
>> I think I did enough reading on my
>> Own about startup ( part of the morning
>> And most of this afternoon )
>> to not feel uncomfortable asking
>> for confirmation of my understanding of this startup stuff.
>> Obviously, the startup process is more complicated
>> Than below but, for my R newbie purposes,
>> It seems like I can think of the startup process as follows :
>> Suppose my home directory = "c:documents and settings/mleeds" =
>> Put things in $HOME/.Rprofile that are more generic on startup and not
>> specific to any particular R project.
>> Put various .First() functions in the working directories of the
>> particular projects that
>> they are associated with so that they loaded in when their .RData
>> directory gets loaded.
>> If above is correct ( emphasis on correct for a newbie. I know there
>> is a lot more going on And things can be done more elegantly etc ),
>> Could someone send me an example of a .Rprofile file. I didn't use
>> these in S+ and I am wondering what you put in them ?
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> Petr Pikal
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