teachingApps (version 1.0.8)

inst: Get the installation path of a package

Description

Given the name of a package, this returns a path to the installed copy of the package, which can be passed to other functions.

Usage

inst(name)

Arguments

name

the name of a package.

Details

It searches for the package in .libPaths(). If multiple dirs are found, it will return the first one.

Examples

# NOT RUN {
inst("devtools")
inst("grid")
# }
# NOT RUN {
# Can be passed to other devtools functions
unload(inst("ggplot2"))
# }
# NOT RUN {
# }