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Working and printing in R at home on a PC with Windows Getting R started: Left Double click on the R icon on the desktop To exit R, type: q() Printing the R console session: To print the R console session, minimize any other windows and use File ---> Print in the upper left portion of the window. Printing a pop-up graph: With the graph on the screen, use File ---> Print in the upper left portion of the window. Getting a data set into the active workspace of R: Open Notepad (It is found via Start ---> All Programs ---> Accessories ---> Notepad ) Use your web browser to find the data set on the class website. Copy the data set and paste it onto Notepad. Save this file onto the Desktop or you can store
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Unformatted text preview: it under My Documents, for example. BE SURE THAT WHEN IT IS STORED, IT IS STORED AS A TEXT FILE. [stored-data-name].txt Now back on the R console, get the data into the active workspace with: > [new-data-file-name] < - read.table(“C:\\Documents and Settings\\[your-user-name]\\ My Documents\\[stored-data-name].txt”, col.names= c(“[colname1]”,”[colname2]”)) > attach([new-data-file-name]) [ ] is a user supplied name – DO NOT include the brackets [ ] Number of column names must match the number of columns. You must find the “path” to where the data are stored. Go to My Computer-> C drive -> search forward until you find the text file that you stored....
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This note was uploaded on 07/08/2011 for the course STA 4211 taught by Professor Randles during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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