GetWriteR {BrailleR}R Documentation

Download and install software (Windows users only)

Description

Anyone wishing to make use of the WriteR application must have pandoc installed.

Users that do not have Python and wxPython installed cannot use the WriteR application file as provided by the BrailleR package.

Downloaded files will be saved into the user's MyBrailleR folder.

Usage

Get7zip()

GetCygwin(x64 = TRUE)

GetPandoc()

GetPython27(...) # deprecated
GetPython3(x64 = TRUE)

GetRStudio()

GetWriteR(UseGitHub = TRUE)

GetWxPython27(...) # deprecated
GetWxPython3()

Arguments

UseGitHub

Use the latest version found via GitHub or an older version found on the R-Resources.massey.ac.nz webpage.

x64

Use the 64 bit version if appropriate.

...

cover for unnecessary arguments going to deprocated functions.

Details

This function assumes you have a current internet connection because it downloads a File. For WriteR, it is a zip file which gets unpacked in your current working directory, then The zip file is removed and the executable file is moved to your chosen MyBrailleR folder.

The other functions will download and install the chosen application. The installers are stored in the user's MyBrailleR folder.

Value

NULL. The downloaded file is saved in the user's MyBrailleR folder.

Note

Use of this function assumes you are happy for a file to be downloaded and saved on your hard drive. You can go to your MyBrailleR folder and delete the executable at any time.

Author(s)

A. Jonathan R. Godfrey, building on the installr package by Tal Galili


[Package BrailleR version 0.32.1 Index]