[R] Saving functions

Adam D. I. Kramer adik-rhelp at ilovebacon.org
Tue Sep 9 01:02:38 CEST 2008

Hi Robin,


will open filename.R from the working directory and behave as if you had
typed in its contents, line by line.

You can include a full path if you like, or use file.choose() for a file not
in your working directory.


On Mon, 8 Sep 2008, Williams, Robin wrote:

> Hi,
>  Appologies for the simple nature of this question, I am unable to find
> the answer in manuals (EG and introduciton to R).
>  I have written a function in a text editor and saved it with an .R
> extension. It is saved in my working directory. How can I run it, do I
> need to use source? If so, how do I supply the arguments to the
> function? Or does it need to be saved in a particular directory?
>  Do I need a different file extension?
> Many thanks for any help.
> Robin Williams
> Met Office summer intern - Health Forecasting
> robin.williams at metoffice.gov.uk
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