The litteR-package requires a recent installation of the R-environment (R version 4.0.2 (2020-06-22) or later). In addition, MS-Windows users also need to install RStudio, an integrated development environment (IDE) for R.
The aim of this manual is to help people with no, or only a limited experience with R and RStudio to
Although this manual primarily focuses on MS-Windows users, users of other operating systems may also find these instructions useful.
The latest version of R can be downloaded from the Comprehensive R Archive Network (CRAN) website as follows:
Download R for Windows;
Download R x.y.z(where x.y.z. is the version number, e.g., 4.0.2);
The latest version of RStudio can be downloaded from the RStudio website: https://rstudio.com:
The easiest way to install litteR is by means of the package manager of RStudio. The package manager is located at the lower right panel of RStudio. The installation instructions are as follows:
Packagestab in the lower right panel;
Installbutton on the upper left of this tab (see figure below);
Install Packages dialoguewill appear (see below). Type litteR in the
Packagestext box (see below);
Installbutton. RStudio will now install litteR and all its dependencies.
We will occasionally publish new versions of litteR on CRAN. The easiest way to update litteR is by means of the package manager of RStudio. Simply click the
Update button of the
Packages tab and RStudio will update all outdated packages.
For using litteR in your projects, please consult our user manual.