Creating and using templates
in R Markdown


Chester Ismay
Twitter: @old_man_chester
email: [email protected]
Reed College / Pacific University

Portland R User Group
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Packages to install

In order to follow along today and to be kind to the WeWork wifi, please run the following commands in your RStudio:

install.packages("devtools")
install.packages("revealjs")
library(devtools)
install_github("ismayc/izzyuntappd")
install_github("ismayc/chemistr")
install_github("ismayc/reedoilabs")
install_github("ismayc/reedtemplates")
install_github("ismayc/thesisdown")



Slides available at http://bit.ly/rmd-pdx-talk

Humble beginnings

George Idea GIF



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The Preminaries

RStudio and R Markdown

  • Nice user interface
  • RStudio in Desktop and Server versions
  • Reproducible research using R Markdown



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Copy-and-paste never works like this…