saveObject

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Saves an object to a file or a connection

Saves an object to a file or a connection.

Keywords
programming, IO
Usage
# S3 method for default
saveObject(object, file=NULL, path=NULL, format=c("auto", "xdr", "rds"), compress=TRUE,
  ..., safe=TRUE)
Arguments
object

The object to be saved.

file

A filename or connection where the object should be saved. If NULL, the filename will be the hash code of the object plus ".xdr".

path

Optional path, if file is a filename.

format

File format.

compress

If TRUE, the file is compressed to, otherwise not.

...

Other arguments accepted by save() in the base package.

safe

If TRUE and file is a file, then, in order to lower the risk for incomplete files, the object is first written to a temporary file, which is then renamed to the final name.

Value

Returns (invisibly) the pathname or the connection.

See Also

loadObject() to load an object from file. digest for how hash codes are calculated from an object. See also saveRDS().

Aliases
  • saveObject.default
  • saveObject
Documentation reproduced from package R.utils, version 2.8.0, License: LGPL (>= 2.1)

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