07 Jul customizing reports with Rmarkdown
- customizing reports with Rmarkdown
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
statistics course | level: intermediate |
affiliation: Ghent University
Rmarkdown provides a seamless integration of R-code and text, resulting in a more convenient work flow and more reproducible research (no more cutting and pasting the wrong or outdated graph into your report).
This workshop presents the basics of Rmarkdown. After a slide show presenting the different components, code illustrating different aspects is made available to the participants to run through, test and question in a short practical session.
What you will learn:
- Selecting output formats
- Basic customization
- Advanced customization:
- Focus on pdf output
- References for other output-types
- Tables: basic and comple
- Including figures:
- Graphs produced in R
- External figures
- Citations and bibliography
The workshop is open to everyone with some basic experience using R.
For the practical, following software needs to be installed:
- R (https://cran.r-project.org)
- Packages: tidyverse, rmarkdown, knitr, kableExtra, pander
- RStudio (https://rstudio.com/products/rstudio/download/)
- Miktex (https://miktex.org)
Dries Reynders: Dries Reynders obtained a master’s degree in Physics and in Statistical Data Analysis. Focusing on survival analysis in clinical trials and observational data, he has been working as a statistical consultant for Stat-Gent, Ghent University since 2015.