[R] (windows xp) start script on startup / double clicking on the script
ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 01:41:43 CEST 2009
Try creating a Windows batch file along these lines:
and double click it. The set line sets it up to run your script and
the next line runs R.
On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 7:12 PM, Martin Batholdy
<batholdy at googlemail.com> wrote:
> I am still trying to figure out how it is possible to start an R-script via
> the R-GUI directly by double-clicking on the script file in windows xp.
> On Mac OS I have the option "start script in the editor" in the preferences.
> But on windows XP I always get the "ARGUMENT 'c:\...\...' ___ignored___"
> error when I try to associate the .R extension with the R program file.
> My problem is that I don't have the possibility to install any other
> And the people using the script don't know R.
> So its really important to find a way to start a script just by double
> clicking on the file.
> Now I was wondering if it is possible to make a shortcut of the R script and
> change the start options.
> I am not familiar with windows - does someone know if that is a possible way
> to get R code to the R console (in the R gui) on startup?
> Or any other clues / tips?
> thanks for any help!
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