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Your Turn

  1. Update R

  2. Update RStudio

  3. Update/re-install all of your R packages

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at 1:15 and 2:45, you mention "link below" for R and RStudio. I don't see link below (but obviously could still get there).

When updating packages, several keep showing up as having newer versions available. gtsummary, insight, prismatic, rvest, and usethis. I've hit Select All and Install Updates several times. But when I click on Update Packages again, the same 5 show up.

Matthew Reichardt

Matthew Reichardt

October 19, 2022

Often when I update packages, not everything updates, so if I click on update packages again, I still see some listed. Sometimes I can manually remove them and manually re-install them, but that doesn't always work. For example, after I updated R and RStudio, and then ran update packages, I am still seeing commonmark has an installed version of 1.8.0 and an available version of 1.8.1, but nothing I can seem to do updates to the newer version.

Can I just use the top menu and click help-> Check for Updates to update R Studio?

Non git-related question but you guys removed the dark theme or is it just me? I really liked it :)

David Keyes

David Keyes Founder

October 28, 2023

I think we had dark mode on the old website. We're looking to add it back on the new website, but don't have any details yet on what exactly that might happen.