Chapter 3 Beginner stuff

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This chapter contains instruction the most basic and useful commands in R. We also covers data types and why it matters.

3.1 Setting your preamble

Firstly, it is a good idea to start your script with a clearing environment sets of code.

# Close all graphics, clear memory and screen
graphics.off(); remove(list=ls());cat("\14");

There are three different command in this script. graphics.off() clears out the environment from any graphs from previous R session. the command remove(list=ls()) is used to remove your environment from any data and variables/series that you may have. Lastly, cat("\14") clears your console window.

You need to set your working directory

setwd('your directory')