[R] Re-execute previous command

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Tue Feb 9 18:13:16 CET 2010

On Feb 9, 2010, at 11:21 AM, mnstn wrote:

> Hello All,
> In bash, to re-execute a command, say,  'gnuplot plot.gnu', one can  
> type
> !gnu. Is there a similar feature in the R console? For example:
> plot(g1$mean,g2$mean)

In most system typeing <up-arrow> will prompt the console to echo the  
last command (and repeating the process will scroll back through  

There is also a .Last.value object but I don't know if it will "replot".

> .
> .
> .
> Lines, many lines of commands
> ->Here I want to repeat the previous plot command.
> !plot and plot(+TAB) do not work.
> This question was asked in this forum back in 2006 but the answer  
> seems to
> have been lost somewhere in their discussions. This is the thread
> http://n4.nabble.com/R-command-line-need-intelligent-command-history-recall-td793072.html#a793075
> . Can some one comment if there is a way to do it?
> Thank you,
> MoonStone
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David Winsemius, MD
Heritage Laboratories
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