[R] Transfer R workspace on another PC

Steve Lianoglou mailinglist.honeypot at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 23:56:26 CET 2010


On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 4:44 PM, Eleni Christodoulou <elenichri at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi list!
> I have recently tried to take my office work home, meaning that I tried to
> transfer my "... .RData" workspace from my PC on my laptop. The office PC
> runs on Windows XP and my laptop runs on Windows Vista. I have saved the
> workspace at the office PC and kept it in a usb drive. When I tried to open
> it on my laptop I got an error: "Fatal Error: Unable to restore saved data
> in .RData". On both computers I have the R.2.9.0 version. Could anybody give
> me an explanation why this happens and how I can solve this?

I'm not sure if either of these matter, but:

1. Are both machines 32 or 64 bit? (I'm pretty sure I've used *.RData
files across architectures in the past, though).

2. What type of objects are being saved? Maybe you don't have the same
packages installed on both computers?


Steve Lianoglou
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