set.wd {bruceR}R Documentation

Set working directory to the path of currently opened file.

Description

Set working directory to the path of currently opened file (usually an R script). You can use this function in both .R/.Rmd files and R Console. RStudio (version >= 1.2) is required for running this function.

Usage

set.wd(path = NULL, ask = FALSE)

set_wd(path = NULL, ask = FALSE)

Arguments

path

NULL (default) or a specific path. Default is to extract the path of the currently opened file (usually .R or .Rmd) using the rstudioapi::getSourceEditorContext function.

ask

TRUE or FALSE (default). If TRUE, you can select a folder with the prompt of a dialog.

Value

Invisibly return the path.

Functions

See Also

setwd

Examples

## Not run: 

  # RStudio (version >= 1.2) is required for running this function.
  set.wd()  # set working directory to the path of the currently opened file
  set.wd("~/")  # set working directory to the home path
  set.wd("../")  # set working directory to the parent path
  set.wd(ask=TRUE)  # select a folder with the prompt of a dialog

## End(Not run)


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