[R] newbie R question

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jan 3 22:15:35 CET 2006

On Tue, 3 Jan 2006, Mark Leeds wrote:

> I'm sorry to bother everyone with a stupid
> question but, when I am at an R prompt in Windows,
> is there a way to see what packages
> you already have installed from the R site so
> that you can just do library(name_of_package)
> and it will work.
> I've looked at help etc but I can't find
> a command like this. Maybe there
> isn't one which is fine.

library() (no arguments) lists all the installed packages (by library).

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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