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These WINKS SDA statistics tutorials explain the use and interpretation of standard statistical analysis techniques for Medical, Pharmaceutical, Clinical Trials, Marketing or Scientific Research. The examples include how-to instructions for WINKS SDA Version 7.0 Software. Download evaluation copy of WINKS

Using the R Language in WINKS

The WINKS program provides a way to use statistical routines written in the R language. WINKS can run the R program, capture the output and display the results in the WINKS viewer. This reference shows how to create R code for WINKS. For a tutotial on how to create your own WINKS R code, click here

In order to run the R programs within WINKS, you must first install the free R program on your computer.

Installing R for WINKS

For basic information on runng R in Windows, click here.

To go to a download site (Berkley) click here to display the R for Windows page . To install R for the first time on your Windows PC, click on the base link on the R for Windows page.

Follow the instructions on this site to install R on your computer.

Preparing WINKS to run R Routines

Once you have installed R on your computer, do the following steps to set up WINKS to run R programs.

Step 1: In the WINKS SDA program select the following menu choices: Analyze, R Routines, R Properties/Setup/Help... The following dialog box is displayed:

R Setup for WINKS

Click on Browse, and from the open dialog box, find the R.exe program on your computer. It is usually in the Windows path

C:\Program Files\R\R-2.13.0\bin

where R-2.13.0 is the version of R you have installed.

It may be in a slightly different patch such as (depends on the version of Windows you have installed)

C:\Program Files (x86)\R\R-2.13.0\bin

Once you locate R.exe, hichlight it and click Open. You are prompted "Save specified R.exe location) Answer Yes.

Another dialog box will indicate "R properties saved." Click Ok and Continue.

Your WINKS is now set up to run WINKS R programs.

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