R Module Overview
  • 03 May 2022
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R Module Overview

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Overview

The R Module allows a user to execute R scripts. R is a programming language that is used for statistical computing and graphics.

The R Module will need to be installed. To learn how to install modules, click here. To run R scripts, install R to the system by going to https://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/base/.


Example

This example will demonstrate how to execute an R script.

  1. Navigate to Settings > R Module Settings and enter the path where R is installed. Then, click SAVE.
  2. Navigate to the Integrations Folder. Right-click on R Script Projects and select Add Script Project. 
  3. Name the Script Project (R Test Script) and click SAVE.
  4. Right-click on the R Script Project and select Add Script.
  5. Name the Script (Example R Script) and upload a valid R file. Then, click SAVE.
  6. In a Designer Project, Click CREATE FLOW on the Global Action Bar and select Flow. Name the Flow (R Module Flow) and click CREATE.
  7. Click on the Done path of the Start step. Navigate to Integrations > All Integrations > R > R Test Script. Select Example R Script step and click ADD.
  8. Connect the Success and Error paths to the End step. Then, click Save to save changes to the Flow.



Debug

  1. On the top action bar, click Debug. Then, click START DEBUGGING.
  2. After the debugger runs, click on the script step, click Execution 1, and select View Output Data.
    The Output Data will display the execution of the R script.




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