[R] R Guide for Windows Users -- Updated

Ko-Kang Kevin Wang kwan022 at stat.auckland.ac.nz
Wed Oct 2 13:01:19 CEST 2002


I have just released an updated version (2.0) of my R Guide for Windows

Table of Contents:
  1 Introduction 
  2 Installation 
      2.1 Installing R Base 
      2.2 Installing packages 
  3 Running R 
      3.1 Rgui 
          3.1.1 Setting Working Directory 
          3.1.2 Writing, Editing Commands 
      3.2 Rcmd 
      3.3 Rterm 
  4 Compile R Source 
      4.1 Preparation  
      4.2 Set PATH Variable 
          4.2.1 Windows 9x 
          4.2.2 Windows ME 
          4.2.3 Windows NT, 2000, and XP
      4.3 Comiling R from Source     
          4.3.1 Building Bitmap Device Support
          4.3.2 Building Tcl/Tk Support 
          4.3.3 Building the Manuals
          4.3.4 Building the Installers
          4.3.5 Recommended packages 
  5 Build R Package 
      5.1 Preparation  
      5.2 Documenting R Functions
      5.3 Documenting Data Sets 
      5.4 Compile the package 
  6 Emacs Speaks Statistics (ESS) 
      6.1 Getting (X)Emacs and ESS   
      6.2 Installing ESS 
      6.3 ESS Quick Reference 
  7 Using GGobi with R (Rggobi) 
      7.1 Introduction   
      7.2 Getting GGobi 
      7.3 Installing GGobi 
      7.4 Running GGobi 

It is available from CRAN (under Documentation -> Contributed), as well as
http://www.stat.auckland.ac.nz/~kwan022/rinfo.php .  The guide is updated
for R 1.6.0.

I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Paul Murrell, Vito
Muggeo, and Steve Wisdom for their valuable contributions.



Ko-Kang Kevin Wang
Postgraduate PGDipSci Student
Department of Statistics
University of Auckland
New Zealand
Homepage: http://www.stat.auckland.ac.nz/~kwan022

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