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Learning RStudio for R Statistical Computing by Edwin de Jonge, Mark van der Loo

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R Markdown and Rhtml

Markdown (created by John Gruber and Aaron Swartz) is an easy-to-read and easy-to-write markup language that is designed to make preparing HTML documents (web pages) easier. The Markdown syntax is inspired by how people write plain text e-mails. For example, to emphasize a word in an e-mail, constructs like *emphasized word* or _emphasized word_ are frequently used. Also, people tend to use asterisks or dashes to represent bullet lists in plain text. The idea of Markdown is to treat such constructions as actual markup commands by translating them to equivalent HTML syntax (web page). With Markdown, you can alter the appearance of text by altering its size, typeface, and more. What you cannot do with Markdown, is to alter document ...

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