Rscript man page

Rscript — front end for scripting with R

Synopsis

Rscript [--options] [-e expr] file [args]

Description

A binary front-end to R, for use in scripting applications.

expr
An optional expression to be evaluated, used in place of expr.
file
Input file of R expressions
args
Optional further arguments to be processed by commandArgs in the R interpreter.

Options

--options
accepted are
--help
Print usage and exit
--version
Print version and exit
--verbose
Print information on progress
--default-packages=list
Where 'list' is a comma-separated set of package names, or 'NULL'

and also options to R (in addition to --slave --no-restore), such as

--save
Do save workspace at the end of the session
--no-environ
Don't read the site and user environment files
--no-site-file
Don't read the site-wide Rprofile
--no-init-file
Don't read the user R profile
--restore
Do restore previously saved objects at startup
--vanilla
Combine --no-save, --no-restore, --no-site-file --no-init-file and --no-environ

See Also

R(1)

Info

April 2007 R scripting FSF