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Mastering RStudio – Develop, Communicate, and Collaborate with R by Maximilian H. Nierhoff, Julian Hillebrand

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The R Markdown interface

After our first steps with R Markdown and our sample report, it is time to take a closer look at the R Markdown interface within the RStudio IDE.

Inspecting the R Markdowns panes

In the following screenshot, you can easily see that three panes play a role in the creation process of R Markdown documents:

Inspecting the R Markdowns panes

We already know the Files pane, where the code and text of the report can be created. As recommended, the output of the .Rmd file is shown in the Viewer pane. Next to the console pane is the R Markdown console, where you inspect the processing and creation of the .Rmd file. If there are any code errors in your R Markdown file, ...

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