[R] How to delete the previously saved workspace restored
dwinsemius at comcast.net
Mon May 31 14:49:02 CEST 2010
On May 31, 2010, at 5:10 AM, Yanwei Tan wrote:
> Dear all,
> I am a new user of R, here I have a question about remove the
> previous restored workspace. I saved the workspace last time, but R
> always automatically load the workspace when I open it. I try to
> remove the object and then close R without saving. But next time
> when I open R, it always load the previous workspace. I want to
> delete the .RData in the directory, but I have no clue where is
> the .RData directory.
> The message is "Workspace restored from /Users/wei/.RData"
It tells you that it is in the /Users/wei/ directory.
> How could I avoid from this directory? because there is a dot
> before, I do not know where I can find this file.
> Also I already try this command : rm(list=ls()) But R still load
> the previous workspace.
What OS? MacOSX? You can turn on showing dotted files which are by
default hidden. Or you could open a Terminal window and issue the
You could alternatively exit and save after rm(list=ls()) which would
create an empty workspace which should load very quickly.
> With many thanks for any advice!!
David Winsemius, MD
West Hartford, CT
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