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  1. Create a GitHub account

  2. Create a GitHub personal access token (PAT) using the create_github_token() function from the usethis package

  3. Register your PAT using the gitcreds_set() function from the gitcreds package

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Juan Clavijo

Juan Clavijo

October 21, 2021

If I set the token to expire in 7 days, will I need to do this process again in 7 days?

Michael Bedan

Michael Bedan

March 13, 2023

Do I use the same PAT on multiple computers? I have two laptops I use regularly when I am using R and I want to access the same projects.