reports package

Quick Start Guide

Tyler Rinker

Purpose

reports (Rinker, 2013) is a package that assists in writing flexible reports and presentations. The package is designed to be used with RStudio, MiKTex/TexLive/LibreOffice, Pandoc, knitr (Xie, 2013), slidify (Vaidyanathan, 2012) and knitcitations (Boettiger, 2013).

Why reports


reports Will Make You...


  • Efficient
  • Organized
  • Consistent
  • Happy



Getting Started

Windows Users...

may want to use:

install.packages("installr")

Development Version Installation

Set Up .Rprofile

The user can add these options to their .Rprofile

options(bib.loc = "C:/Users/trinker/Desktop/PhD Program/MASTER.bib")
options(name.reports = "Tyler Rinker\\\\University at Buffalo")
options(sources.reports = path.expand("~/path_1"), path.expand("~/path_2"))
options(temp.reports = "apa6.mod.qual_tex")
options(github.user = "trinker")
options(speed.temp = list(`1` = "wordpress_rmd", `2` = "basic_rmd", `3` = "apa6.mod.qual_tex"))
options(present.template = "revealjs")

Create Report/Paper Project

Now the user is ready to generate a new report/paper or presentation project.

Use:

setwd(desired.location)
new_report("NEW")

# or

presentation("NEW")

Get Started!

References