New in knitr: Improved accessibility with image alt text

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We are happy to share that knitr version 1.32 is now on CRAN. knitr is a package that executes all code embedded within an .Rmd file, and prepares the code output to be displayed within the R Markdown output document.
Latest release You can install the latest version from CRAN:
install.packages("knitr") The latest version of the package includes an important new chunk option to add alternative text to figures produced in code chunks.