[R] Replacing backslashes with slashes

Duncan Golicher dgoliche at sclc.ecosur.mx
Thu Jan 5 19:11:27 CET 2006

It  is often convenient to quickly set the working directory to a path 
copied onto the windows clipboard. A simple trick I have been using for 
a while is along the lines given in the previous posts.


I load this at the start of every session and then write setwd.clip() 
whenever I have a path I want to change to on the clipboard. You can of 
course write


everytime you need it. Obviously it takes longer and there is the minor 
detail that the path read from the clipboard is incomplete (no EOL 
marker) which leads to an unnecessary warning.

Dr Duncan Golicher
Ecologia y Sistematica Terrestre
Conservación de la Biodiversidad
El Colegio de la Frontera Sur
San Cristobal de Las Casas, 
Chiapas, Mexico

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