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Updating r

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and now you can continue on with your analysis 😄 You didn’t even need to figure out the best order to install the packages!

If you want to continue using R with all the packages you previously had installed, the best way is to save the list of packages you currently have before installing a new R version. By now you have a new R version installed but without all your favorite packages. You just need to open your latest list of installed packages and install them.Library command for your old version of R, and your new version of R.It is possible that your old version of R might have had some packages that were out of date, and that you clobbered the newer version.This strategy helps you identify packages that have been installed in your old version of R so you can then reinstall the into your new version of R.You can install packages into your new version of R by choosing, from the pulldown menu, Packages and then Install Packages from CRAN.Enjoy :) With the newer version only basic R packages will be installed.

To avoid you installing again all your previous packages, go to your old library folder as per step 2 and copy your packages.

You installed a new version of R, but it does not have many of the packages you had installed in your previous version of R.

In fact, you are having trouble remembering the names of the packages you installed.

function to call update This will start the updating process of your R installation.

It will check for newer versions, and if one is available, will guide you through the decisions you’d need to make. But for other operating systems, after updating R, a lot of packages might have been build under the old R version and it would be safer to re-install all the packages already installed.

That is OK because you can use the update.packages() function to bring your packages up to date, like this.