Steps to install R packages in R studio

  • Open RStudio
  • Click on the packages in R console at the bottom right corner of Rstudio
  • Click on Install. Pop up window will appear
  • Search for the packages in the pop up window
  • For example search for “ggplot2” package
  • Click and select the package (ggplot2) which you are looking for in the search results
  • Now click on the install icon
  • Click Install and Install dependencies
  • This will install the package “ggplot2”
  • Check whether the package has been installed successfully by using the command
  • Library(ggplot2)    If this command runs, then you have installed the package successfully

Alternatively, you can also use R command to install a package in Rstudio

  • The command for installing a package in Rstudio is
  • install.packages(“package_name”)
  • install.packages(“ggplot2”)
  • Run the command
  • This will install the package “ggplot2”
  • Check whether the package has been installed successfully by using the command
  • Library(ggplot2)    If this command runs, then you have installed the package successfully

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