Dump R datasets into a single file

August 21, 2010

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Should you need datasets that come with R and additional packages (you can access them via data()) in one single file, here’s what I did to dump the entire workspace into one file:

data(list = data()$results[, 3])  # put datasets into your global environment
for (i in 1:length(ls())) {
 cat("*****************", "\n")
 cat("*****************", "\n")

This code can easily be adapted to dump individual dataset into its own file.

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