# How to open the currect working directory in R

Sometimes we just want to open the work directory in R to process the files. In Linux shell, we can use open . comment. How to do in R? We can use the below comment:

 system(sprintf("open %s", shQuote(getwd())))

It this script, shQuote is ued to “Quote Strings for Use in OS Shells”.

##### Xiaotao Shen
###### Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Metabolomics, Multi-omics, Bioinformatics, Systems Biology.

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