Query information about the currently running instance of RStudio.



An R list with the following elements:

versionThe version of RStudio.
mode"desktop" for RStudio Desktop, or "server" for RStudio Server.
citationInformation on how RStudio can be cited in academic publications.


The versionInfo function was added in version 0.97.124 of RStudio.


if (FALSE) { info <- rstudioapi::versionInfo() # check what version of RStudio is in use if (info$version >= "1.4") { # code specific to versions of RStudio 1.4 and newer } # check whether RStudio Desktop or RStudio Server is being used if (info$mode == "desktop") { # code specific to RStudio Desktop } # Get the citation info$citation }