[R] Re ad a text file from a directory in which an R script finds itself

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Tue Jan 13 13:07:01 CET 2009

This is an ugly hack but add this line to your sourced script:

this.dir <- dirname(parent.frame(2)$ofile)

It must be at top level, i.e. not in a function in the script.

On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 6:53 AM, ppaarrkk <simon_ecc at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Is it possible for an R script to read a text file, say, from the directory
> in which the script is located ?
> I don't think I can use setwd(), because I can't specify the directory.
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