[R] re-direct to "more" or "less"

Søren Højsgaard Soren.Hojsgaard at agrsci.dk
Thu Jun 29 09:26:09 CEST 2006

Something like

less <- function(a){
  fn <- paste(tempdir(),"\\dataframe.txt",sep='',collapse='')
  write.table(a, quote=F, file=fn)
  system(paste("less ",fn))

could perhaps help you (assuming that you have less on your computer). I agree that it would be very nice to have a built-in version...


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> [mailto:r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch] På vegne af Mike Wolfgang
> Sendt: 29. juni 2006 04:29
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> Emne: [R] re-direct to "more" or "less"
> Dear list,
> sometimes my function generates too much data and shows them 
> on screen, i cannot view first several lines until program 
> ends and I have to scroll my mouse up to get them. Is there 
> any re-direction function in R to pipeline outputs to "more" 
> or "less" type functions?
> Thanks
> mike
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