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(Leads to: Getting help)

R comes with rich built-in documentation that you can access by typing ? before the name of a function. The documentation isn’t always aimed at newcomers, and may use terminology that you’re not familiar with. But don’t despair! Ignore what you don’t understand, and persevere. Often you’ll find what you need in the examples at the bottom of the help page.

There are three commands in R that you should be familiar with:

Alternatively, you can use; this provides exactly access to the same documentation pages and vignettes, but in an attractive website.