Markdown rendering for R
Markdown is a plain-text formatting syntax that can be converted to XHTML or other formats. This package provides R bindings to the Sundown markdown rendering library.
The R function
markdownToHTML renders a markdown file to HTML. Options
controlling HTML output and supported markdown extensions can be optionally
The package also exports the underlying Sundown C extension API which
enables creating and calling custom renderers using the
To learn more about markdown syntax see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Markdown
This package is referred to as R Markdown v1 when combined with knitr. The primary output format is HTML. We do not plan to add new features to this package in the future, and please consider this package to be in the maintenance mode only. In 2014, we introduced R Markdown v2, which is based on Pandoc and knitr, and supports much more types of output formats. Please see https://rmarkdown.rstudio.com for details.
The markdown package is licensed under the GPLv2. See these files for additional details:
- inst/COPYING - Markdown package license (GPLv2)
- inst/NOTICE - Copyright notices for additional included software