This guide contains an overview of Package Manager's web-based user interface, as well as instructions for configuring your data science environment to install packages from Package Manager.
Overview and Navigation#
From the Package Manager welcome page, click the Get Started button. The main page displays:
The Package Manager navigation bar features a:
- Repository drop-down menu
- Packages search field
- SETUP button
The links to view additional details and all other menu options can be displayed by clicking the menu button at the upper-right corner of the UI.
Here is an overview of some of the menu options that are available:
|Search or browse the packages available in the repository
|View a log of when packages were added, archived, or deleted from the repository
|Set your distribution for R binary packages
|News about the latest feature updates in Package Manager
The documentation applies to all license tiers of Posit Package Manager (Basic, Enhanced, Advanced), unless the section is specifically marked Enhanced or Advanced , in which case it only applies to the indicated tier(s).