Using RStudio, clone some repository. Cloning will pull down the whole repo to your local system. Start with some test repository, maybe this introduction to R

Bring the repo down locally via RStudio

  1. Copy GitHub repo URL to clipboard by clicking on the green Clone or Download button

    • The repo should be at a location like this.
    • This will copy the git URL to the clipboard
      Copy the repo URL

  2. Launch RStudio and create a New Project…

    1. From the RStudio menubar: File > New Project… > Version Control > Git
      Paste the GitHub repo URL (from the step above) into the Repository URL: field in RStudio

    2. Create Project
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