Remove Working Directory Using R (Example)
In this R programming tutorial you’ll learn how to delete folders.
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Let’s do this!
Exemplifying Working Directory
Consider the following working directory:
Our exemplifying working directory contains one folder called my subdirectory.
The following R code illustrates how to remove a working directory from a computer using the unlink function in the R programming language.
Have a look at the following R code:
unlink("C:/Users/Joach/Desktop/new directory/my subdirectory", recursive = TRUE) # Apply unlink()
After running the previous R syntax, our working directory should look like this:
As you can see in the previous screenshot, we have removed our subdirectory and our main directory is completely empty.
Video & Further Resources
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