R Hackathon 1/HelpWiki

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Beginners HowTo (draft)

These pages are intended to be eventually moved to a more permanent location...

Contents

  • Getting Started - Smith
    • Downloading R (for Mac & PC)
    • Packages (for comparative methods) - w/ pointers to relevant R documents
      • Which ones - pointer to task view?
      • How to install
      • Checking for updates
  • Basics of Using R
    • Setting up your workspace - eg using library(package)
    • How to Access Help
      • help.search("x")
      •  ?x
    • Saving your work
      • Saving the workspace
      • Saving a script
  • Inputting Data - Sidlaukis
    • Tab-delimited
    • Taxon names
      • No spaces/underscores/quotes
      • Rownames=1