[R] Memory clear problem

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Fri Jan 30 09:00:53 CET 2004

Suzanne E. Blatt wrote:

> Hello.
> I think this is a simple problem.  I have R running a program which generates variables that it 'remembers'.  The trouble is that I've modified the file that it's generating these variables from but doesn't seem to realize that.  When I type 'trees' - I get the same data set produced.
> I tried shutting R down and not saving the workspace, but when I open 'er up again and type 'trees', there is that same data set.  I saw a memory clear command somewhere in one of the help files but I'll be danged if I can locate it now.
> Please tell me this is a simple problem with a nice(one-line) solution.
> Thanks,
> Suzanne
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 From ?rm:
## remove (almost) everything in the working environment.
## You will get no warning, so don't do this unless you are really sure.
rm(list = ls())

Uwe Ligges

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