F.5 Resources

This section provides pointers to additional resources related to R Markdown.

F.5.1 R Markdown

R Markdown is being actively developed by R Studio. To keep track of changes, the site at https://rmarkdown.rstudio.com is a good starting point.

For more detailed instructions on R Markdown see:

Useful practical resources on R Markdown include (in increasing amount of detail):

  • A Markdown Quick Reference card is available in R Studio via
    Help > Markdown Quick Reference.

  • The R Markdown Cheatsheet, available in R Studio via
    Help > Cheatsheets > R Markdown Cheat Sheet.

R Markdown reference guide from [R Studio Cheat Sheets](https://www.rstudio.com/resources/cheatsheets/).

Figure F.2: R Markdown reference guide from R Studio Cheat Sheets.

  • The keyboard shortcuts for frequent commands in R Studio are shown via Alt + Shift + K or
    Help > Keyboard Shortcuts Help.


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