[R] installing and using a package

jpolo at mail.usf.edu jpolo at mail.usf.edu
Fri Jan 11 04:03:06 CET 2008

> I'm not sure what you have done but using a package requires two steps:
> 1) installing or downloading the package,
> 2) loading an installed package.
> Since you are using windows you can click on Packages, Install packages,
> and
> after choosing a CRAN mirror, selecting the package you want.  R will do
> the
> rest and tell you that it has installed the package (which it apparently
> has
> in your case).
> Now click on Packages again and choose Load package.
that helped. thank you


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