R Command to check if a file exists in the directory

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R Command to check if a file exists in the directory

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.R CommandPin

In this r programming tutorial/post we are discussing R Command to check if an R file exists in the directory.

Why:

Though Operating systems will have simpler way of doing this however 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 check if a file exists in the directory using R Command:





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

getwd()

Step 2: Use the below r command to check if the file exists in your current directory

file.exists(“myFile.R“)

**replace the “myFile” with your actual file name.

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


Anson Antony

Anson Antony

Anson is a contributing author and founder at ASKEYGEEK.com. Learning anything new has always been his passion, ASKEYGEEK.com 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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