20210103 The interface includes an RConsole on the left through which we directly communicate
with the R software. The window pane on the top right provides
access to the Environment within which R is
operating. This includes data and datasets that are defined as we
interact with R. Initially it is empty. A History of all
the commands we have asked R to run is available on another tab
within the top right pane.
The bottom right pane provides direct access to an extensive
collection of Help. Another tab within this same pane
provides access to our local Files. Other tabs provide access
to Plots, Packages, and a Viewer to view
documents that we might generate.
In the Help tab displayed in the bottom right pane of
Figure 2.1, for example, we can see links
to the R documentation. The Manual titled
Introduction to R within the Help tab is a good
place to start if you are unfamiliar with R. There are also links
to learning more about —these are recommended if you are
new to .
The initial layout of the
window panes showing the Console pane on the
left with the Environment and Help panes on the