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Working with R and the Windows Command Line

Tomaz Kastrun takes us through calling CMD commands from R:

From time to time, when developing in R, working and wrangling data , preparing for machine learning projects, it comes the time, one would still need to access the operating system commands from/in R.

In this blog post, let’s take a look at some most useful cmd commands when using R.  Please note, that the cmd commands apply only to windows environment, for Linux/MacOS, the system commands should be slightly changed, but the wrapper R code should remains the same.

The need does come up, so it’s good to have that knowledge at hand.

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