5.7 Line numbers for code blocks (*)
You can add line numbers to either source code blocks, via the chunk option
attr.source = ".numberLines", or text output blocks, via
attr.output = ".numberLines" (see Section 11.13 for more information on these options), e.g.,
The output is:
Note that for HTML output, you have to choose a syntax highlighting theme provided by Pandoc, which means the
highlight option of the output format should not be
textmate. You can use other values for this option listed on the help page
gitbook output format, you may need to adjust the CSS a little bit for the line numbers to be displayed properly on the left side of the code. Below is what we used for this book (if you find the line numbers too close to the left margin, increase the
left value to, say,
revealjs_presentation output format (El Hattab and Allaire 2017), you may also need to adjust the CSS.
See Section 7.1 if you do not know how to apply custom CSS styles to HTML output.
You can also specify the starting number via the
startFrom attribute, e.g.,
Line numbers are not supported for Word output at the moment.
El Hattab, Hakim, and JJ Allaire. 2017. Revealjs: R Markdown Format for Reveal.js Presentations. https://github.com/rstudio/revealjs.