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Re-using Content in Bioconductor Books

Bioconductor version: Release (3.19)

Provides utilities to re-use content across chapters of a Bioconductor book. This is mostly based on functionality developed while writing the OSCA book, but generalized for potential use in other large books with heavy compute. Also contains some functions to assist book deployment.

Author: Aaron Lun [aut, cre, cph]

Maintainer: Aaron Lun <infinite.monkeys.with.keyboards at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("rebook")):


To install this package, start R (version "4.4") and enter:

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))


For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:

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Version 1.14.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.12 (R-4.0) (3.5 years)
License GPL-3
Imports utils, methods, knitr (>= 1.32), rmarkdown, CodeDepends, dir.expiry, filelock, BiocStyle
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Suggests testthat, igraph, XML, BiocManager, RCurl, bookdown, rappdirs, yaml, BiocParallel, OSCA.intro, OSCA.workflows
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Depends On Me csawBook, OSCA, OSCA.advanced, OSCA.basic, OSCA.intro, OSCA.multisample, OSCA.workflows, SingleRBook
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Source Package rebook_1.14.0.tar.gz
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