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front end for scripting with R


Rscript [options] file [args]
Rscript [options] -e expr [-e expr2 ...] [args]


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



Print usage and exit


Print version and exit


Print information on progress


Attach these packages on startup; a comma-separated LIST of package names, or 'NULL'

and options to R (in addition to --no-echo --no-restore), for example


Do save workspace at the end of the session


Don't read the site and user environment files


Don't read the site-wide Rprofile


Don't read the user R profile


Do restore previously saved objects at startup


Combine --no-save, --no-restore, --no-site-file, --no-init-file and --no-environ

Expressions (one or more '-e <expr>') may be used *instead* of 'file'. Any additional 'args' can be accessed from R via 'commandArgs(TRUE)'. See also  ?Rscript  from within R.


March 2024 Rscript (R) FSF