Create a desktop shortcut (Windows only)

When R and mixsep are installed the makeShortcut-function in the mixsep-package can be used to create a shortcut on the Windows desktop.

There are several reasons to do so:

Below is a screen short of the RGui after the mixsep-package is loaded and the makeShortcut-function is executed. Note that in order to call library(mixsep) successfully the package needs to be available (see the install guide for further details). If no errors occur a shortcut icon to mixsep (similar to the one below) is created on the Windows desktop.