Installing and Removing Packages in R

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To install an R package, open your R UI such as RStudio. You will see Packages:

Let’s install the DT library, which does not exist on this environment. We can do this through the GUI or through the command. We will do both, first the GUI.

Click on Install:

Enter DT into the Packages field and click Install:

We can see this runs in the console the command:

install.packages(“DT”)

It installs any other packages and completes:

We see it in our packages list:

To remove a package, use:

remove.packages(“DT”)

 

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Carl de Souza is a developer and architect focusing on Microsoft Dynamics 365, Power BI, Azure, and AI.

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