[R] Newbie R question

(Ted Harding) Ted.Harding at manchester.ac.uk
Tue Apr 28 23:11:26 CEST 2009


On 28-Apr-09 20:42:45, Tena Sakai wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I am a newbie with R.  My environment is linux and
> I have a file.  I call it barebone.R, which has one
> line:
> 
>  cat ('Hello World!\n')
> 
> I execute this file as:
> 
>  R --no-save < barebone.R
> 
> And it does what I expect.  What I get is 20+/- lines
> of text, one of which is 'Hello World!'.
> 
> How would I go about getting rid of all but the line I
> am after, 'Hello World!'?
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Tena Sakai
> tsakai at gallo.ucsf.edu

An unusual request! I had to browse 'man R' a bit before getting
a hint.

  R --silent --nosave < barebone.R

should do it!
Ted.

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