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Creating a HuggingFace Account

Creating a HuggingFace API Key

  • After logging in, go to your account settings.
  • Find the section for API keys and create a new one. Detailed guidance is available in HuggingFace’s API documentation.

Setting the HuggingFace API Key in .Renviron

To modify the .Renviron file:

For a persistent setting, add the following line to .Renviron, replacing "<APIKEY>" with your actual HuggingFace API key:


Save the file and restart your R session for the changes to take effect.

Caution: Remember to include .Renviron in your .gitignore file to prevent exposing your API key, especially if using version control systems like GitHub or GitLab.