[R] Save a generated .txt (or .csv) file on the desktop

Mark Sharp msharp at txbiomed.org
Mon Jan 30 23:04:44 CET 2017

You can define the "file" argument in your call to write.csv()

## This will write out a file named "test_file.csv" to your working directory
write.csv(tableau,file = "test_file.csv", row.names=FALSE)

R. Mark Sharp, Ph.D.
msharp at TxBiomed.org

> On Jan 30, 2017, at 2:26 PM, varin sacha <varinsacha at yahoo.fr> wrote:
> Dear R-Experts,
> I have generated a data.frame. Now I would like to get it (the generated data.frame) saved on my desktop (desktop of my computer) in a .csv or .txt file. How can I proceed ?
> Many thanks.
> Here is the reproducible example :
> # Génération aléatoire des colonnes
> Individu<-1:50
> Genre<-sample(c("H","F"),50,replace=T)
> Age<-sample(18:45,50,replace=T)
> Pratique<-sample(c("PI","I","TI"),50,replace=T)
> Statut<-sample(c("C","M","D"),50, replace=T)
> # Génération du Data.frame "tableau" contenant les colonnes précédentes
> tableau <- data.frame(Individu,Genre,Age,Pratique,Statut)
> # Exportation du data.frame dans un fichier csv
> write.csv(tableau,row.names=FALSE)
> # Sauvegarder...save(tableau, file = "saveddf.txt")
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