How to create a directory in R

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.


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