RMarkdown is a versatile document format that can combine text, R code, figures, and tables together in a single document, and create formatted output as PDFs, MS Word files, slides, websites, and more. This workshop will provide a basic introduction to using RMarkdown, how to insert code, tables, figures, and format references, and an overview of the possible output formats.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • describe the principles of reproducible documents
  • apply markdown syntax to format text
  • run code chunks in R Markdown
  • format tables in R Markdown
  • generate figures in R Markdown
  • format references in R Markdown