image_uri

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Encode an image file to a data URI

This function takes an image file and uses the markdown package to encode it as a base64 string, which can be used in the img tag in HTML.

Usage
image_uri(f)
Arguments
f

Path to the image file.

Value

The data URI as a character string.

References

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_URI_scheme

Aliases
  • image_uri
Examples
# NOT RUN {
uri = image_uri(file.path(R.home("doc"), "html", "logo.jpg"))
cat(sprintf("<img src=\"%s\" />", uri), file = "logo.html")
if (interactive()) browseURL("logo.html")  # you can check its HTML source
# }
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