[R] How to provide argument when opening RGui from an external application

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat Aug 25 15:24:17 CEST 2007

Look into Rscript.exe (on Windows), which is a flexible way to run 
scripts.  Neither using a GUI nor using source() are recommended.

On Fri, 24 Aug 2007, Sébastien wrote:

> Dear R-users,
> I have written a small application (in visual basic) that automatically
> generate some R scripts. I would like to execute these scripts when my
> application is being closed.
> My problem is that I don't know how to pass the
> 'source(c:/.../myscript.r)' instruction when I programmatically start
> RGui. Tinn-R is capable of doing such things, so I guess there must be a
> way to pass arguments to RGui.
> Any advice or link to relevant references would be greatly appreciated.
> Sebastien

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