How to set working directory to source file location in R?

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I am working on various codes put in a folder. I want to open the .r file and source it such that I do not have to change the working directory in Rstudio as shown below:

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Is there any command to specify my working directory automatically in R.

May 3, 2018 in Data Analytics by darklord
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You can try out this solution:

this.dir <- dirname(parent.frame(2)$ofile)
setwd(this.dir)

Put the above code somewhere in the file so that the working directory is changed according to that file.

answered May 3, 2018 by DataKing99
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