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This function publishes a file to If the upload succeeds a list that includes an id and continueUrl is returned. A browser should be opened to the continueUrl to complete publishing of the document. If an error occurs then a diagnostic message is returned in the error element of the list.


rpubsUpload(title, contentFile, originalDoc, id = NULL, properties = list())



The title of the document.


The path to the content file to upload.


The document that was rendered to produce the contentFile. May be NULL if the document is not known.


If this upload is an update of an existing document then the id parameter should specify the document id to update. Note that the id is provided as an element of the list returned by successful calls to rpubsUpload.


A named list containing additional document properties (RPubs doesn't currently expect any additional properties, this parameter is reserved for future use).


A named list. If the upload was successful then the list contains a id element that can be used to subsequently update the document as well as a continueUrl element that provides a URL that a browser should be opened to in order to complete publishing of the document. If the upload fails then the list contains an error element which contains an explanation of the error that occurred.


if (FALSE) {
# upload a document
result <- rpubsUpload("My document title", "Document.html")
if (!is.null(result$continueUrl))

# update the same document with a new title
updateResult <- rpubsUpload("My updated title", "Document.html",
                            id = result$id)