RStudio v1.1 - The Little Things

2017-09-13 Jonathan McPherson
Today, we’re concluding our blog series on new features in RStudio 1.1. If you’d like to try these features out for yourself, you can download a preview release of RStudio 1.1. Details matter Throughout this blog series, we’ve focused on some of the big features we added in RStudio 1.1. It’s not just the big things that matter, though; it’s sometimes the little ones that make the most difference in your day-to-day work. Read more →

RStudio v1.1 Preview: Terminal

2017-08-11 Gary Ritchie
Today we’re excited to announce availability of our first Preview Release for RStudio 1.1, a major new release which includes the following new features: A Connections tab which makes it easy to connect to, explore, and view data in a variety of databases. A Terminal tab which provides fluid shell integration with the IDE, xterm emulation, and even support for full-screen terminal applications. An Object Explorer which can navigate deeply nested R data structures and objects. Read more →

RStudio v0.99 Preview: Data Viewer Improvements

2015-02-24 Jonathan McPherson
RStudio’s data viewer provides a quick way to look at the contents of data frames and other column-based data in your R environment. You invoke it by clicking on the grid icon in the Environment pane, or at the console by typing View(mydata). As part of the RStudio Preview Release, we’ve completely overhauled RStudio’s data viewer with modern features provided in part by a new interface built on DataTables. Read more →

RStudio v0.99 Preview: Vim Mode Improvements

2015-02-23 Jonathan McPherson
RStudio’s code editor includes a set of lightweight Vim key bindings. You can turn these on in Tools | Global Options | Code | Editing: For those not familiar, Vim is a popular text editor built to enable efficient text editing. It can take some practice and dedication to master Vim style editing but those who have done so typically swear by it. RStudio’s “vim mode” enables the use of many of the most common keyboard operations from Vim right inside RStudio. Read more →