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 file.

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