Function to download subjects from internet/local

download_subject_data(
  con,
  replace_if_exists = FALSE,
  override_project = NULL,
  override_subject = NULL,
  temp_dir = tempdir(),
  remove_zipfile = TRUE,
  subject_settings = NULL,
  mode = "wb",
  ...
)

Arguments

con

an url or local file path

replace_if_exists

Automatically replace current subject if subject files exist (default FALSE)

override_project

if not null, project will be renamed to this value

override_subject

if not null, subject will be renamed to this value

temp_dir

temp directory to store downloaded zip files and extracted files

remove_zipfile

clear downloaded zip files? if con is local file, this will be forced to FALSE

subject_settings

override "subject.yaml" see details

mode, ...

passed to download.file

Details

Each downloaded zip file should have a "subject.yaml" file indicating default project name, subject code, data directory and raw data directory.

If you want to override subject settings, you need to implement your own subject_settings. See examples.

Examples

if (FALSE) {
# Normal example
download.file(
  'https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/rave-demo-subject/sfn-demo/data-large.zip',
  destfile = "~/rave_data/data-small.zip", mode = "wb")
download_subject_data(con = "~/rave_data/data-small.zip")

# or the following
# download_subject_data(
# 'https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/rave-demo-subject/sfn-demo/data-large.zip'
# )

# rename project to demo_junk
download_subject_data(con = "~/rave_data/data-small.zip",
           override_project = 'demo_junk')

# override settings
download_subject_data(
  con = "~/rave_data/data-small.zip",
  subject_settings = list(
    # subject conf
    'demo_project/demo_subject' = list(
      data_dir = 'data 2/data_dir/demo/sub1',
      raw_dir = 'data 2/raw_dir/sub1'
    )
  )
)
}