# Visual Studio Code

# Creating Jupyter Notebook in VS Code

To create a Jupyter notebook in Visual Studio Code:

  • Open VS Code via button found in your Workbench
  • Click on the "View" menu, then "Command Palette" (or press Ctrl+Shift+P).
  • Type "Jupyter: Create New Blank Notebook" and hit Enter.
  • A new untitled notebook will be created where you can start writing your code.

# Creating Python Conda environment

To create a basic python Conda environment, follow this link for further instructions.

# Selecting Python Kernel from Conda Installation

To select a Python kernel from the same Conda installation as used by JupyterLab:

  • Open the notebook you created.
  • At the top right corner, click on the kernel dropdown menu.
  • Choose the kernel corresponding to the Conda environment you want to use (e.g., py310).

# Running Code in Cells

To run code in cells:

  • Simply click on the cell you want to run.
  • Press Shift+Enter, or click the "Run" button in the cell toolbar.
  • The code in the cell will execute, and the output (if any) will be displayed below the cell.

# Running R Code with R Kernel

To run R code with an R kernel. Basic R env is offered as default in your Workbench. For more detailed setup, follow this link

  • Open a new or existing notebook.
  • Choose the R kernel from the kernel dropdown menu.
  • You can now write and execute R code in the notebook.
Last Updated: 2/27/2024