This R Markdown document is made interactive using Shiny. Unlike the more traditional workflow of creating static reports, you can now create documents that allow your readers to change the assumptions underlying your analysis and see the results immediately.
To learn more, see Interactive Documents.
Inputs and Outputs
You can embed Shiny inputs and outputs in your document.
Outputs are automatically updated whenever inputs change.
This demonstrates how a standard R plot can be made interactive by wrapping it in the Shiny
sliderInput functions create the input widgets used to drive the plot.
It’s also possible to embed an entire Shiny application within an R Markdown document using the
This example embeds a Shiny application located in another directory:
Note the use of the
height parameter to determine how much vertical space the embedded application should occupy.
You can also use the
shinyApp function to define an application inline rather then in an external directory.
In all of R code chunks above the
echo = FALSE attribute is used.
This is to prevent the R code within the chunk from rendering in the document alongside the Shiny components.