[R] Command equivalent of rgui "File, Save to File"?
mike.prager at noaa.gov
Tue Sep 12 15:27:04 CEST 2006
Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> On 9/11/2006 3:57 PM, Michael Prager wrote:
> > R 2.3.1 on Windows XP Professional.
> > I am writing some scripts to generate examples. The Rgui menu
> > item "File, Save to File" is helpful. Is there perhaps an
> > equivalent R function that can be incorporated into a script?
> I think sink() is the closest you can get: set R to write to a file
> before generating whatever output you want to save.
> The menu item writes out the GUI text buffer; the R core doesn't know
> what's in that buffer. Other front ends don't have a buffer at all.
Thanks, Duncan, for the helpful response. Unless I have
overlooked something (quite possible), sink() saves only the
output, not the input as well. I'll continue using the menu
system -- which I am delighted to have.
Southeast Fisheries Science Center, NOAA
Beaufort, North Carolina USA
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