rticles v0.4.1


Monthly downloads



by JJ Allaire

Article Formats for R Markdown

A suite of custom R Markdown formats and templates for authoring journal articles and conference submissions.



You can install and use rticles from CRAN as follows:

install.packages("rticles", type = "source")

If you wish to install the development version from GitHub you can do this:



The rticles package provides a suite of custom R Markdown LaTeX formats and templates for various formats, including:

Under the hood, LaTeX templates are used to ensure that documents conform precisely to submission standards. At the same time, composition and formatting can be done using lightweight markdown syntax, and R code and its output can be seamlessly included using knitr.

Using rticles requires the prerequisites described below. You can get most of these automatically by installing the latest release of RStudio (instructions for using rticles without RStudio are also provided).

Using rticles from RStudio

To use rticles from RStudio:

1) Install the latest RStudio.

2) Install the rticles package:

install.packages("rticles", type = "source")

3) Use the New R Markdown dialog to create an article from one of the templates:

New R Markdown

Using rticles outside of RStudio

1) Install pandoc using the instructions for your platform.

2) Install the rmarkdown and rticles packages:


3) Use the rmarkdown::draft function to create articles:

rmarkdown::draft("MyJSSArticle.Rmd", template = "jss_article", package = "rticles")
rmarkdown::draft("MyRJournalArticle", template = "rjournal_article", package = "rticles")

Functions in rticles

Name Description
asa_article American Statistical Association (ASA) Journal format.
ctex A PDF format for documents based on the LaTeX package
acm_article Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) format.
acs_article American Chemical Society (ACS) Journal format.
plos_article PLOS journal format.
pnas_article PNAS journal format.
aea_article American Economic Association journal submissions.
ams_article American Meteorological Society (AMS) Journal format.
elsevier_article Elsevier journal format.
jss_article Journal of Statistical Software (JSS) format.
rjournal_article R Journal format.
rss_article Royal Statistical Society Journal Format
sim_article Statistics in Medicine format.
No Results!

Last month downloads


Type Package
License GPL-3
SystemRequirements GNU make
RoxygenNote 6.0.1
NeedsCompilation no
Packaged 2017-05-16 18:03:33 UTC; jjallaire
Repository CRAN
Date/Publication 2017-05-16 19:06:09 UTC

Include our badge in your README