How to create a directory in R

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R Programming command to create a directory in R

R command to create a directory in R

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 in r

In this r programming tutorial/post we are discussing on how to create a directory in r using R command.


Operating systems will have simpler way of creating directory however when you are working in the programming environment having the ability to use the commands for manipulating the files or tasks like this is very useful.

How to:

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


Step 2: Now create a new directory within the active directory using the below r command.


**replace the “mytestdir” with your actual directory name you want to create.

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

Anson Antony

Anson Antony

Anson is a contributing author and founder at Learning anything new has always been his passion, is an outcome of his passion for technology and business. He has got a decade of versatile experience in Business Process Outsourcing, Finance & Accounting, Information Technology, Operational Excellence & Business Intelligence. During the tenure, he had worked for organizations like Genpact, Hewlett Packard, M*Modal and Capgemini in various roles and responsibilities. Outside business and technology, he is a movie buff who spends hours together watching and learning Cinema and a Film Maker too!

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