[R] Smart detection of wrap width?

Paul Domaskis paul.domaskis at gmail.com
Mon Apr 20 17:04:23 CEST 2015

On Mon, Apr 20, 2015 at 10:59 AM, MacQueen, Don <macqueen1 at llnl.gov>
> I'm glad it's helpful!
> Defining it and then invoking it in ~/.Rprofile would work, but then
> you will need to be careful about managing both ./.Rprofile and
> ~/.Rprofile files. If you have one of the former, then the latter
> does not get sourced at startup (see ?Startup). Of course, you can
> put source('~/.Rprofile') in a local ./.Rprofile to take care of
> that if you want.
> But in the long run, it would be a better practice to put personal
> helper functions like this in a package and then load it in your
> .Rprofile file(s). Most of my ./.Rprofile files have
>   require(rmacq)
>   setwid()
> in them (along with whatever other directory-specific startup
> actions I want). The more personal helper functions you have, the
> more valuable it will be to put them in a package instead of
> defining them in ~/.Rprofile.

Thanks, I'll keep it in mind, Don.  I'm sort of careening at breakneck
speed into time series and R, so I know I'll be rough around the edges
for a while, with the more refined aspects such as sensible
organization of customizations following in the rear.  Not ideal, I
know, but 'tis what it is...

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