Please refer to this document for any issues you encounter during install or usage. If what you have is not listed here, then use the GitHub issue system to contact the developers.
R, Rscript issues
If running the server with the
start_server scripts, then you may run into the following issues:
Rscriptmust be available on the path, and for Windows, you will need to edit the
start_server.batscript to point to the specific
If you are having trouble loading
shiny, please confirm that you have installed the package in the “Installation” step. If so, then you may need to define a new environment variable,
R_LIBS_USER, that points to the library path of your R installation. See this StackOverflow answer for more details on this issue.
Some users have reported issues with the package opening within RStudio’s viewer pane, rather than within a separate browser window. Please make sure that you have the appropriate option checked in the dropdown menu of the ‘Run App’ button, if using RStudio.
pandoc not found
This app uses
rmarkdown which in turn uses
pandoc to generate HTML/PDF reports. If you are launching this app from RStudio, then
pandoc should be provided and should work out of the box.
If not, then
pandoc needs to be available either via an environment variable
RSTUDIO_PANDOC or the system
PATH. The application command line start script will attempt to find
pandoc from some common paths, but will print a warning if it can’t be found. It is then up to the user to link the binaries, and if RStudio is not installed, to install
Instructions on how to make
pandoc available from an existing RStudio installation can be found here.
pandoc can also be installed from its project page