Command to create a File in R

R Command to create an R File

R Command for creating an R file

What is it:

R is a free software programming language used in the field of statistical computing and graphics. This program is mainly used by Statisticians and Data Analysts. User created packages like ggplot2 (graphical), Sweave(reporting) etc. can be integrated with R, which makes R programming so powerful.r command

In this r programming tutorial/post we are discussing how to create an R file using R command.


When you are working in the programming environment having the ability to use the commands for creating or manipulating the files is always useful.

How to:

Step 1: If you do not know your active directory check the same using the below command.


Step 2: Now create a file in the active directory using the below R command.


**replace the “mytestFile” with your actual file name you want to create.

Note: Make sure you are using the command after the ‘>’ symbol.

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I’m Anson, having versatile experience in Business Process Outsourcing, Finance & Accounting, Information Technology, Operational Excellence & Business Intelligence. I'm currently working in a MNC in Bangalore, India. Learning anything new has always been my passions and if its related to Business and Technology then, I love it. This website/blog is an outcome of my passion towards it and I have been blogging since 2012. Outside business and technology I’m a movie freak who spends hours together watching and learning Cinema.

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