Install massconverter from GitLab

remotes::install_gitlab("tidymass/massconverter", dependencies = TRUE)

Install massconverter from GitHub

You can just use the remotes to install massconverter.

remotes::install_github("tidymass/massconverter", dependencies = TRUE)

In the installation, it will ask if you want to update some packages for few times, just press enter key to skip it.

If there is a error like below:

Error: Failed to install 'massconverter' from GitHub: HTTP error 403. API rate limit exceeded for (But here's the good news: Authenticated requests get a higher rate limit. Check out the documentation for more details.)

Try to resolve it by:

  1. In you R console, type this code:

It will open a page in browser, and create a “New personal access token” and copy it.

  1. Then type this code:

and then add one line like below:


The GITHUB_PAT should be yours that is created in step 1.

And then restart R session and try again.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Can not install dependent packages raster and Cario

raster is a package in CRAN, try to install it first and then install massconverter.

Cario is a package in CRAN, try to install it first and then install massconverter.

Session information

#> R Under development (unstable) (2022-01-11 r81473)
#> Platform: x86_64-apple-darwin17.0 (64-bit)
#> Running under: macOS Big Sur/Monterey 10.16
#> Matrix products: default
#> BLAS:   /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/4.2/Resources/lib/libRblas.0.dylib
#> LAPACK: /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/4.2/Resources/lib/libRlapack.dylib
#> locale:
#> [1] en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8/C/en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8
#> attached base packages:
#> [1] stats     graphics  grDevices utils     datasets  methods   base     
#> loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
#>  [1] rprojroot_2.0.2   digest_0.6.29     crayon_1.4.2      R6_2.5.1         
#>  [5] jsonlite_1.7.2    magrittr_2.0.1    evaluate_0.14     stringi_1.7.6    
#>  [9] rlang_0.4.12      cachem_1.0.6      fs_1.5.2          jquerylib_0.1.4  
#> [13] bslib_0.3.1       ragg_1.2.1        rmarkdown_2.11    pkgdown_2.0.1    
#> [17] textshaping_0.3.6 desc_1.4.0        tools_4.2.0       stringr_1.4.0    
#> [21] purrr_0.3.4       yaml_2.2.1        xfun_0.29         fastmap_1.1.0    
#> [25] compiler_4.2.0    systemfonts_1.0.3 memoise_2.0.1     htmltools_0.5.2  
#> [29] knitr_1.37        sass_0.4.0