26.9 KnitR Basic Example
20200602 Our first example of running actual R code will generate some random uniform data using stats::runif() and then viewing the utils::head() of the data and calculating the BiocGenerics::mean(). The following code block shows how this will look in the source .Rnw file.
<<example_random_mean>>= # Always include a short comment to support the code. x <- runif(1000) * 1000 head(x) mean(x) @
# Always include a short comment to support the code. <- runif(1000) * 1000 x head(x)
##  371.132988 188.560745 98.770129 467.370752 3.232417 287.578544
##  497.0886
Notice that the syntax is colour highlighted and the output is
included as comments introduced in R with the
##. If we were
to evaluate these commands ourselves in R the the output would not
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