How to tell version of RStudio and R

Sometimes you may want to know the version of the RStudio IDE you are working in and the version of R interpreter that is installed. Both are very easy to find out.

You can find out the version of RStudio IDE by simply selecting "About RStudio" from the Help menu.

To find out version of the R interpreter in your RStudio, type in version command in the Console window and press the enter key. You should see output similar to this:
> version
               _                           
platform       x86_64-pc-linux-gnu         
arch           x86_64                      
os             linux-gnu                   
system         x86_64, linux-gnu           
status                                     
major          3                           
minor          3.3                         
year           2017                        
month          03                          
day            06                          
svn rev        72310                       
language       R                           
version.string R version 3.3.3 (2017-03-06)
nickname       Another Canoe               

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