[R] Newbie Question: Repeatable Tasks

csvirtual at gmx.de csvirtual at gmx.de
Mon Nov 4 15:27:32 CET 2013

Thanks John,

It works. (just saved source and clicked "Source" to run it, without

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Von: John Kane [mailto:jrkrideau at inbox.com] 
Gesendet: Montag, 4. November 2013 14:09
An: csvirtual at gmx.de; r-help at r-project.org
Betreff: RE: [R] Newbie Question: Repeatable Tasks

Just type the commands in the Source window of RStudioo, debug,  save as a
.r file and source it.  

I don't see any particular reason to have three scripts once everything is
running correctly but you may find it useful.

John Kane
Kingston ON Canada

> -----Original Message-----
> From: csvirtual at gmx.de
> Sent: Mon, 4 Nov 2013 09:34:54 +0100
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> Subject: [R] Newbie Question: Repeatable Tasks
> Hello mailing list,
> I am new to R using RStudio in Windows and I just want to have 
> repeated tasks each day but could not find an answer to that reading a 
> lot of intros, scrolling through even more and reading on S.O.
> I connect to a database, load data, do calculation, write results to 
> the database and close connection.
> Can I save what I typed into the console as a script (I just figured 
> how to type into the Source window)? My idea is to have three scripts 
> (if scripts are the right way to do it): one for connection, second 
> for calculation, third to close connection. Would I then call them by 
> "source(..R)" or is there a click-button-solution?
> I would really appreciate if someone guides me in the right direction 
> (link, tutorial, example would be sufficient).
> Thanks for your help
> Chris
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