How to Automate PDF Reporting with R
Written by Matt Dancho on October 21, 2020
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Let’s learn how to automate PDFs with R.
Automate PDF Reporting with R Tutorial
Why create PDF’s manually when you can automate PDFs with R?
That’s exactly what I show you how to do in this tutorial. Here is the final report you will automate today.
First, make a “Parameterized” Rmarkdown file by modifying the YAML with a
Next, insert the parameters in your Rmarkdown Template file so each of the key inputs depend on the parameters.
Finally, in a separate R Script, use
rmarkdown::render() to auto-magically create PDF reports by selecting the Rmd Template file and changing the parameters using the params list.
Like that, you’ve automated your PDF Reports! 👇
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