[R] R Beginner - Need Perhaps 5 - 10 Minutes of R User Time to Learn Few Basics

Bert Gunter gunter.berton at gene.com
Wed Nov 13 20:08:44 CET 2013

Type the following into your console window:

fortune("brain surgery")

(It's not quite apposite, but close enough).


On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 5:57 AM, Zach Feinstein <zfeinstein at isgmn.com> wrote:
> I have finally decided that I will learn R and learn it very well. For now I am using a program that a friend of mine developed to do some advanced statistical analyses. I downloaded RStudio to my machine. [Perhaps RStudio is not the best platform to work from -  I have heard that Rattle is sort of the new standard.] I have so far been able to highlight the rows of the code that I wish to run, but then I somehow turned off seeing the output. I also cannot find where I would locate the output window. Yes, frustrated.
> Would any kind soul be interested in helping kickstart my R learning? I have JoinMe installed on my machine so I figure we can do it interactively. It should not take more than a few minutes. I am already very experienced with both C and VBA languages as well as SPSS syntax so there is not much need to worry about me being too much of a novice.
> Thank you very much in advance.
> Zach Feinstein
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Bert Gunter
Genentech Nonclinical Biostatistics

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