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Data Analysis with R - Second Edition by Tony Fischetti

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Getting help in R

Before we go further, it would serve us well to have a brief section detailing how to get help in R. Most R tutorials leave this for one of the last sections--if it is even included at all! In my own personal experience, though, getting help is going to be one of the first things you will want to do as you add more bricks to your R knowledge castle. Learning R doesn't have to be difficult; just take it slowly, ask questions, and get help early. Go you!

It is easy to get help with R right at the console. Running the help.start() function at the prompt will start a manual browser. From here, you can do anything from going over the basics of R to reading the nitty-gritty details on how R works internally.

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