[R] dos

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Dec 12 18:37:39 CET 2001

On Wed, 12 Dec 2001, Matthias Fischer wrote:

> is there a R-command similar to "dos" in S-Plus?

On Windows, I presume?

Try ?shell.  That's a nearer equivalent than ?system.

For what it is worth, dos() in S-PLUS has been superseded for quite a

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