4 Setting up R for Windows
It is possible to use R without a script, however an editor is needed to record every steps in an organized manner. One of the simplest editors comes within R, open R, click File and open a new script. Alternatively click (Video2 4.2).
There are more sophisticated editors compared to R’s built in editor, more broadly, any text editor can support R. Tinn-R and R-studio are popular R editors. This book and relevant examples are indirect products of R-studio. The web page RStudio has instructions on how to download R studio. Another silent video is recorded and posted on YouTube for the first time users (Video3 4.3).