More Widgets

Note: while the data view will show only the specified number of observations, the summary will still be based on the full dataset.

Summary


              

Observations

show with app
library(shiny)

# Define UI for dataset viewer app ----
ui <- fluidPage(

  # App title ----
  titlePanel("More Widgets"),

  # Sidebar layout with input and output definitions ----
  sidebarLayout(

    # Sidebar panel for inputs ----
    sidebarPanel(

      # Input: Select a dataset ----
      selectInput("dataset", "Choose a dataset:",
                  choices = c("rock", "pressure", "cars")),

      # Input: Specify the number of observations to view ----
      numericInput("obs", "Number of observations to view:", 10),

      # Include clarifying text ----
      helpText("Note: while the data view will show only the specified",
               "number of observations, the summary will still be based",
               "on the full dataset."),

      # Input: actionButton() to defer the rendering of output ----
      # until the user explicitly clicks the button (rather than
      # doing it immediately when inputs change). This is useful if
      # the computations required to render output are inordinately
      # time-consuming.
      actionButton("update", "Update View")

    ),

    # Main panel for displaying outputs ----
    mainPanel(

      # Output: Header + summary of distribution ----
      h4("Summary"),
      verbatimTextOutput("summary"),

      # Output: Header + table of distribution ----
      h4("Observations"),
      tableOutput("view")
    )

  )
)

# Define server logic to summarize and view selected dataset ----
server <- function(input, output) {

  # Return the requested dataset ----
  # Note that we use eventReactive() here, which depends on
  # input$update (the action button), so that the output is only
  # updated when the user clicks the button
  datasetInput <- eventReactive(input$update, {
    switch(input$dataset,
           "rock" = rock,
           "pressure" = pressure,
           "cars" = cars)
  }, ignoreNULL = FALSE)

  # Generate a summary of the dataset ----
  output$summary <- renderPrint({
    dataset <- datasetInput()
    summary(dataset)
  })

  # Show the first "n" observations ----
  # The use of isolate() is necessary because we don't want the table
  # to update whenever input$obs changes (only when the user clicks
  # the action button)
  output$view <- renderTable({
    head(datasetInput(), n = isolate(input$obs))
  })

}

# Create Shiny app ----
shinyApp(ui, server)