.Last.value made easier
If you’re like me, you probably use R as a handy calculator. Unlike typical calculators, however, this one doesn’t instantly give you access to the result of the last calculation.
.Last.value is a pain to type (even with autocompletion), but you can define something shorter:
. = function() .Last.value
From now on,
.() will yield the last calculated value.
Btw. Isn’t it great that R lets you define a function named
Or even better:
makeActiveBinding(".", function() .Last.value, .GlobalEnv)
This saves two more keystrokes (three, if you count Shift) and looks much more elegant.