Create a package

create(
  path,
  fields = NULL,
  rstudio = rstudioapi::isAvailable(),
  open = interactive()
)

Arguments

path

A path. If it exists, it is used. If it does not exist, it is created, provided that the parent path exists.

fields

A named list of fields to add to DESCRIPTION, potentially overriding default values. See use_description() for how you can set personalized defaults using package options

rstudio

If TRUE, calls use_rstudio() to make the new package or into an RStudio Project.

open

If TRUE, activates the new project:

  • If RStudio desktop, the package is opened in a new session.

  • If on RStudio server, the current RStudio project is activated.

  • Otherwise, the working directory and active project is changed.

Value

The path to the created package, invisibly.