[R] How to *completely* stop a script after stop()?
Jonathan P Daily
jdaily at usgs.gov
Fri Apr 8 19:29:10 CEST 2011
Would options(error = recover) be of some help?
Jonathan P. Daily
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r-help-bounces at r-project.org wrote on 04/08/2011 12:38:37 PM:
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> Re: [R] How to *completely* stop a script after stop()?
> Duncan Murdoch
> 04/08/2011 12:40 PM
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> On 08/04/2011 11:47 AM, algorimancer wrote:
> > I too am encountering this problem. When I have a large script, if I
> > all in the editor and then ctrl-r to run, if it encounters a stop()
> > it simply prints an error message and continues to execute the
> > the script, as opposed to terminating execution at that line. The
> > function exits R altogether, which I don't want. Yes, I could
> > select only the portion of script which I want to run, but for lengthy
> > scripts which I run repeatedly (generally changing only the name of
> > I want analyzed), this can be quite tedious. It appears that the only
> > solution is to put most of the code in a separate file and call it
> > source(); this has the downside of reducing the clarity of the code --
> > a sort-of structural spaghetti code approach.
> It sounds as though you are talking about the Windows GUI. That's
> important, because other GUIs probably have different behaviour.
> To run a script up to the first error, do this:
> Highlight the part you want to run (or Ctrl-a for everything).
> Copy the code using Ctrl-c.
> In the console, run source("clipboard") (perhaps with echo=TRUE if you
> want to see it as it goes). This is a lot of typing the first time you
> do it, but after that, the up arrow can bring back the command.
> It would probably make sense for Ctrl-R to do something functionally
> equivalent to Ctrl-C, source("clipboard", echo=TRUE) rather than the
> current behaviour. Not going to happen in 2.13.x, but maybe in 2.14.x
> in the fall.
> Duncan Murdoch
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