R Markdown

R markdown is extended syntax provided by RStudio.

Tables are used to represent the data in multidimensional format.Initially tables are not supported in core markdown specification, Once extended vendors like github formatted markdown supported tables,Markdown team added inbuilt support.

Tables containers rows and columns and headers, can be created using Pipe operator ! and dash symbols -. Headers are created using minimum of three hypens, Columns of data or header can be separated by pipe symbol.

FeatureDescriptionSupport
HeadingsHeaders
listDisplay the list of elements
TablesTables
Commentscomments are ignore by parsers.
LinksLinks
Blockquotesblockquotes
ImagesImages
EmphasisEmphasis Bold,Italic and strikethrough