browse.pkgs {base}R Documentation

Download R packages

Description

Visual browsers for downloading R binary or source p ackages from a repository, usually invoked from the Packages menu. browse.pkgs shows all available packages, browse.update.pkgs shows only installed packages with different version numbers on the repository.

Usage

browse.pkgs(where = c("CRAN", "BIOC"), type = c("binary", "source"), global = FALSE)
browse.update.pkgs(where = c("CRAN", "BIOC"), type = c("binary", "source"), in.place = TRUE)

Arguments

where Browse "CRAN" or "BIOConductor"
type Type of package to download
global Not implemented
in.place Put the new package in the same directory as the old version

Details

The CRAN and BIOC URLs are set in RAqua Preferences. Packages are install in .libPaths()[1], which is typically ~/Library/RAqua/library.

Value

Used for its side effects

Examples



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