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There are 2 ways to use visPIG: a) through a html GUI b) headless from a terminal
a) from a GUI
To use the App: 'source' the R file 'Run_the_app.R' whilst ensuring that the current working directory is the directory in which Run_the_app.R lives. For example by:
i) Dragging Run_the_app.R's icon into an R console, or ii) Executing the following command in R (replacing "your_local_folder_name" as appropriate): source(your_local_folder_name/Run_the_app.R, chdir=TRUE)
After your R terminal should display a line like this:
Listening on http://127.0.0.1:7863
Just copy this http link into a browser of your choice (Firefox works for sure) and visPIG should be up and running.
The R package 'shiny' needs to be installed.
To do this, run the following command in R:
b) from the command line
Navigate to the directory
visPIG/App/download_R_code/ and consult the README.txt in that directory.