[R] Searching the console

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 23:36:10 CEST 2011

On 11-09-08 2:21 PM, andrewH wrote:
> Dear Sarah--
> I am thinking mainly in terms of long programs run by cut-and-past or some
> other batch-like submission, where you can get back a lot of code, some
> program outputs, and some error messages, all in a big lump.  I want tl look
> through that lump to locate all the error or warning messages, or all the
> occurrences of some variable or function that seems to be causing a problem.
> In both cases I want to find the result in context.

For that type of problem, you're better off running at the command line 
using R CMD BATCH (or similar) so that all your output goes to a file. 
Consoles generally have limited memory, but a file can store a lot more. 
  Your favourite text editor can do the search for you.

Duncan Murdoch

> Is that clearer?
> Thanks for your attention.
>        andrewH
> --
> View this message in context: http://r.789695.n4.nabble.com/Searching-the-console-tp3797884p3799611.html
> Sent from the R help mailing list archive at Nabble.com.
> ______________________________________________
> R-help at r-project.org mailing list
> https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help
> PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.

More information about the R-help mailing list