TidyX Episode 160: Prepopulate a shiny app url with user defined parameters

This week, Ellis Hughes and I discuss methods for prepopulating a shiny app’s user defined parameters from a URL. This type of trick comes in handy if you have a separate application that people are using and you want to provide them a link to click out to your shiny app. However, when opening that link you don’t want it to open the shiny app from the typical starting point. Rather, you want them to be take directly to the data they require based on the information they were reviewing in the other application.

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