[R] Changing text file to .r format

Jeff Newmiller jdnewmil at dcn.davis.CA.us
Sat Nov 7 00:48:55 CET 2015

Perhaps this would be a good time to use your operating system capabilities to change the name of the file.  All you have been doing is mucking with data in R without affecting the actual file name. 
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On November 6, 2015 11:22:13 AM PST, "Chattopadhyay, Somsubhra" <sch298 at g.uky.edu> wrote:
>Dear all,
>I am a beginner in R and want to ask a simple question. I have a code
>in text format which I need to change to .r format only. For example
>now it
>is RHtestsV4.r.txt which needs to be changed to just RHtestsV4.r. I
>sub("^([^.]*).*", "\\1", 'RHtestsV4.r.txt')
>[1] "RHtestsV4"
>But this didn't seem to work as again when I try to call the function
>The error message is
>Error in file(filename, "r", encoding = encoding) :
>  cannot open the connection
>In addition: Warning message:
>In file(filename, "r", encoding = encoding) :
>  cannot open file 'RHtestsV4.r': No such file or directory
>I think it is due to the format of the file. Please help me to convert
>file to .r format.

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