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Re: writing R shell scripts?

Use the all powerful "here document" feature of bash:

R --vanilla << "EOF" #  Pipe all subsequent lines into R.
####### Here's my R code

tkmessageBox(message="It works")

###### the end

Mike Miller wrote:

> I'm new to the list.  I've used R and S-PLUS a bit for about 15 years but
> am now working to make R my main program for all numerical and statistical
> computing.  I also use Octave for this kind of work and I recommend it (it
> is also under the GPL).  Here's my question:  In Octave I can write shell
> scripts in the Linux/UNIX environment that begin with a line like this...
> #!/usr/local/bin/octave -q
> ...and the remaining lines are octave commands.  Is it possible to do this
> sort of thing in R using something like this?:
> #!/usr/lib/R/bin/R.bin
> Well, that isn't quite it because I tried it and it didn't work!
> Any advice greatly appreciated.  Thanks in advance.
> Mike

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