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Data Analysis with R - Second Edition by Tony Fischetti

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RStudio

First things first: go to http://www.rstudio.com, and navigate to the Downloads page, https://www.rstudio.com/products/rstudio/download/page. Download and install the Open Source Edition of the RStudio Desktop application.

When you first open RStudio, you may only see three panes (as opposed to the four paned windows in Figure 13.1). If this is the case, click the button labeled e in Figure 13.1, and click R Script from the dropdown. Now the RStudio window should look a lot like the one from Figure 13.1.

The first thing you should know about the interface is that all of the panes serve more than one function. The pane labeled a is the source code editor. This will be the pane wherein you edit your R scripts. This will also serve as ...

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