[R] Getting R and .Rdata together again

Francisco Zagmutt gerifalte28 at hotmail.com
Fri Nov 17 17:55:33 CET 2006

Did you try to right click on the file, select "Properties", and in the 
"Opens with" dialog select "change" and then select "R for windows GUI 
front-end".  Apply the changes, and now double (left) click on the 
.Rdata file to see if it opens in R's GUI.



Lucke, Joseph F wrote:
> Somehow, I've managed to have my .Rdata files become `disassociated'
> from the R program.  I am running Windows XP Pro. I have re-installed R
> 2.4 in an attempt to have it re-associate itself with .Rdata files, but
> to no avail.  .Rdata files are now associated with a file compression
> program or alternatively with Rgui.exe.  .Rdata files are represented by
> the blue R, but double-clicking on them only produces a micro-second
> display of a DOS window and disappears. How do I get R and .Rdata back
> together again?  (Of course, I can still access my .Rdata files by
> starting up R and parading down my folder tree, but this is no fun.)
> Joseph F. Lucke, PhD
> Biostatistician
> Center for Clinical Research and Evidence-based Medicine
> Department of Pediatrics
> School of Medicine
> University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
> Voice: 713-500-5651
> Email: Joseph.F.Lucke at uth.tmc.edu
> Postal Mail: PO Box 20708, Houston, TX 77225-0708
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Dr. Francisco J. Zagmutt
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Colorado State University

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