This function updates the RStudio keyboard shortcuts saved in the addins.json file.

use_rstudio_keyboard_shortcut(..., .write_json = TRUE, .backup = TRUE)



series of RStudio keyboard shortcuts to update. The argument name is the keyboard shortcut, and the value is a string of the function name that will execute. See examples.


logical indicating whether to update and overwrite the existing JSON file of options. Default is TRUE. When FALSE, the function will return a list of all options, instead of writing them to file.


logical indicating whether to create a back-up of preferences file before it's updated. Default is TRUE


NULL, updates RStudio addins.json file


Daniel D. Sjoberg


if (FALSE) { # interactive()
  "Ctrl+Shift+/" = "rstudio.prefs::make_path_norm"