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Creating R Markdown and Notebook documents in R Studio on Campus Computers

This is the recommended procedure to create a Markdown document in R Studio on university computers.

  1. Open R Studio
  2. In the Toolbar click File > New File > R Markdown
  3. In the dialog box, enter a Title and Author
  4. Leave the Default Output Format as HTML
  5. Click OK
  6. You should now see a markdown document in R Studio
  7. Edit the following in the document
    1. Add a Colon (:) to the 'html_document' line

    2. Tab indent the 'html_document:' line
    3. Add a line that reads 'self_contained: no'
    4. The 'self_contained: no' line should be double tab indented

Your document should look like this:

R Markdown

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Created by Mark Wilson on 3 October 2018 and last updated by Mark Wilson on 3 October 2018