[R] Help with Loading a Package

Ista Zahn istazahn at gmail.com
Wed Mar 3 06:04:59 CET 2010

Hi Stephanie,
You can load() the data file:


or install the package as instructed:

install.packages("/path/to/drosEmbryo.tar.gz", repos=NULL) # linux or mac :-)
install.packages("/path/to/drosEmbryo.zip", repos=NULL) # windows :-(


On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 11:43 PM, Stephanie Cooke
<cooke.stephanie at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am trying to use these commands to load a package:
> library(Biobase)
>  library(limma)
>  library(drosEmbryo)
>  data(drosEmbryoRMA)
> The drosEmbryoRMA is .rda file. I have always loaded .txt files and I
> have never heard of a .rda file and I can not figure out how to load
> it. This file comes in a zip file. I am not sure if there is something
> else that should be used in the zip file. The zip file is from this
> website: http://www.bioconductor.org/workshops/2005/BioC2005/labs/lab01/drosEmbryo.html/view?searchterm=time
> I would appreciate if anyone could help me with this.
> Thanks,
> Stephanie
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Ista Zahn
Graduate student
University of Rochester
Department of Clinical and Social Psychology

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