This section provides a very high level overview of the required software. More detailed instructions can be found in the setup guides from the Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis.
- A recent version of R (>= 3.6.0 “Planting of a Tree”) is recommended. You can check your version from the R Console:
##  "R version 3.6.0 (2019-04-26)"
Install Rtools (Windows Only)
On Windows, you may need to install Rtools. Rtools can be downloaded from here (the green row marked “recommended”).
Run the installer. When you reach a screen that offer the option to add Rtools to the system path, CHECK THE BOX. You want this to happen.
Once Rtools finishes installing, restart your R session. You should then be able to install all of the packages correctly.
- RStudio (>= 1.2.1335) is recommended.
Upgrading your system
For more help installing or upgrading R and RStudio, please read through these links: