Using RMark in R Shiny

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Using RMark in R Shiny

Postby danikaschube » Sat Feb 04, 2023 2:45 pm

I have used RMark for many years in R and am familiar with how it works on the regular R platform and in R studio. I have created an app in R Shiny that works on my desktop. However, when I pull it up to I get the error message that mark cannot be found. For example, the log says:
sh: 1: mark: not found

I have set the Markpath in shiny to:
MarkPath <<-"www/"

As I mentioned above, this works on my desktop but for some reason it can't find the mark.exe file (either mark32.exe or mark64.exe) when I pull it up. I have included both these files in my upload.

I think there is something I am doing wrong when setting the path in the upload.

Thank you in advance for any help you can give. If you need more information, I am happy to provide it.

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Re: Using RMark in R Shiny

Postby jlaake » Sat Feb 04, 2023 3:02 pm

Most likely looking for mark.exe on the shiny server. You'll need to set MarkPath variable to your local location for mark.exe. Not how that will interact with shiny. Do a search on shiny apps that work with external software.

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