RStudio & Quarto

Now that you know what Quarto is, let’s explore RStudio’s authoring features.

To follow along, you’ll need:

  • R & RStudio installed (find the latest RStudio release here)
  • Quarto installed – Quarto is now included with RStudio v2022.07.1+

Using Quarto in the RStudio IDE

Visual editor

RStudio’s visual editor mode includes extensive support for authoring documents.

Visual editor documentation


YAML intelligence

YAML intelligence is available for project files, YAML front matter, and executable cell options.

Incorrect YAML fields will be highlighted:

Misspelling in YAML code being highlighted