[R]Installing Packages (fwd)

Paulo Justiniano Ribeiro Jr p.ribeiro at lancaster.ac.uk
Fri Dec 21 14:31:43 CET 2001

This depends whether you want to compile the packages yourself (here you
need the extra tools) or just
install the pre-compiled versions (here you don't need them).

I would guess that most of the Windows users just do the latter and the
installation is then straighforward by using the option "Packages" on the
top menu.
You can donload/install from CRAN or from a local zip file.

More details abou windows installation in a article by Brian Ripley in the 

On Fri, 21 Dec 2001, Indrajit SenGupta wrote:

> My Mail StationeryDear R Users,
> I am a novice R user and have recently joined the list. I am using R 1.3 in
> Windows 98. In one of the FAQ's I read that to install the available
> packages I need to have several tools could someone tell me what are those
> and what do I have to do.
> Thanks in advance,
> ______________________
> Indrajit SenGupta
> Department Of Statistics
> St. Xavier's College
> Calcutta University
> indra_calisto at yahoo.com
> indrajit_sg at rediffmail.com

Paulo Justiniano Ribeiro Jr
Dept Maths & Stats  -  Fylde College
Lancaster University
Lancaster LA1 4YF   -  U.K.

e-mail: Paulo.Ribeiro at est.ufpr.br

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