[R] Getting rid of unwanted csv files

John Laing john.laing at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 12:30:14 CET 2015


On Wed, Nov 18, 2015 at 6:12 AM, WRAY NICHOLAS <nicholas.wray at ntlworld.com>

> Hi I have got a large folder with hundreds of csv files in it   The
> problem is
> that some of them are junk, and I know which ones are junk because they
> were
> created on certain days, that is before I had honed the programme
> generating
> them to ultimate perfection
> I'd like to get shot of the junk files, but I can't distinguish them by
> names/label from the ones I want to keep -- the only criterion is the date
> of
> making them, but I cannot see a way of telling R to look at the date
> rather than
> the name/label   Obviously I could plough by hand, but there are loads and
> if
> anyone has any ideas I'd be grateful
> Thanks, Nick Wray
> PS Just had a thought -- Going off R-piste now but of course is it poss to
> get
> rid of them within Windows (which I'm using) rather than R itself?
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