[R] How to use S-Plus functions in R

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Wed Jan 5 13:49:46 CET 2011

On 11-01-05 3:17 AM, Hein wrote:
> Hi
> I am very new to R.  I used to work in S-Plus a lot but that was years ago.
> I wrote a large number of functions that I now want to view and edit in R.
> I know I have to tell R where the functions are but I have no idea how.  The
> functions are stored on my laptop's c-drive.  I tried everything I could
> find e.g. library(myfilepath), source(myfilepath) etc. but nothing seems to
> work.
> Hein

Save their source as text, and source that.  R can't read the binary 
S-Plus objects for recent S-Plus versions.

Since R and S-Plus are not identical, you may need some modifications to 
the functions to get them to work in R:  so test carefully.

Duncan Murdoch

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