How to create an R environment and run RStudio#
Creating an R environment#
Go to the Environments page.
Enter a descriptive Name for your environment.
Next to Packages, select version 3.7.13 of Python.
Check the box next to R and select the version of R you want to use.
This topic selects a version of Python that is compatible with most versions of R. Not all versions of Python and R are compatible. If you attempt to create an environment with incompatible versions, Navigator will error, list the incompatible package versions, and stop creating the environment.
R will install with the packages
r-essentials, and many other R packages. For more information, please see Using R language with Anaconda.
Navigator creates the new environment and activates it, as shown by the highlighted green bar and green play button.