[R] Manipulate directory-help

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Tue Sep 22 15:08:42 CEST 2009

On Sep 22, 2009, at 4:59 AM, Tammy Ma wrote:

> Dear R-users,
> I have a problem:
> I have many files in the directory:"C:/Documents and Settings/lma/ 
> Desktop/FamilyAEntrepreneurs/Entrepreneurs/Juha"
> I want to copy those files into the new directory: "C:/Documents and  
> Settings/lma/My Documents/Juha/book" (<-use "paste"),

Why would you not use your operating system for such a task? (There is  
no cut paste paradigm in R.)

>  I first create the directory using dir.create, but it looks doesnt  
> work.

Explain what "does not work actually means": Code used? Error messages?

> How do I implement this copy operations in R?
> Thanks for help
> Tammy

David Winsemius, MD
Heritage Laboratories
West Hartford, CT

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