[R] Full Documentation of R analysis

Joshua Wiley jwiley.psych at gmail.com
Thu Apr 4 16:25:17 CEST 2013

Hi Will,

I think that save.image() is the way to go.  Regarding the directory,
its possible to pass arguments to an R script from the command line,
or as long as the R script is in the directory you want the image
saved in, just save it to the current working directory.



On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 7:18 AM,  <will.eagle at gmx.net> wrote:
>    Dear all,
>    I would like to fully document an analysis in R including script, output and
>    workspace data. To do this I currently run under Linux
>    $ R CMD BATCH myscript.R
>    This command combines and saves only the script commands and the output
>    ./myscript.Rout. To save the workspace, I have to explicitly specify the
>    path in the R file and apply save.image(...).
>    How can I save the full workspace with the same naming scheme under the same
>    path, e.g. ./myscript.RData similar to ./myscript.Rout?
>    Note: R CMD BATCH myscript.R --save does not work.
>    Best regards and thanks in advance,
>    Will
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Joshua Wiley
Ph.D. Student, Health Psychology
University of California, Los Angeles
Senior Analyst - Elkhart Group Ltd.

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