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namedropR 2.4.1

CRAN release: 2022-08-28

  • Solves issue of failing tests in CRAN checks.

namedropR 2.4.0

  • Adds drop_name_crossref() function (thanks to Lukas Wallrich)
  • Adds the ability to turn a QR code into a hyperlink (thanks to Matt Warkentin)
  • Rebuilds documentation using latest roxygen2 version to adhere to HTML5 standards

namedropR 2.3.3

CRAN release: 2022-05-18

  • Fixes critical error previously missed by unit tests when working with file paths. This broke the basic functionality on some systems when working outside of projects.
  • Removes dependency on the {here} package

namedropR 2.3.2

CRAN release: 2022-05-09

  • Fixes failing test due to tempdir access problems on win devel.
  • Changes git install snippet in to use {remotes} instead of {devtools}

namedropR 2.3.1

  • Adds documentation / vignette for new styling options
  • changes lazy data loading to false (no relevant datasets are included)
  • tested with R 4.2

namedropR 2.3.0

  • Adds option to specify QR code color.
  • Adds several options to adjust stylistic elements like font, color, size and weight for title, journal and authors.
  • Adjusts predefined styles to allow for custom style editing.

namedropR 2.2.3

CRAN release: 2022-02-13

  • Fixes inconsistent documentation and presentation in the Readme.
  • Fixes style options that resulted in sub-optimal readability of the rendered citations.
  • Adds sample render images for the predefined styles in the readme.
  • Slight adjustment to the DESCRIPTION title.

namedropR 2.2.2

  • Adds a {pkgdown} website to the repository to make the documentation more accessible.
  • Adds a separate vignette for use in Rmarkdown environments.

namedropR 2.2.1

CRAN release: 2022-01-26

  • Allows users to also specify the width of the visual citation, as larger QR codes compressed the remaining text area.
  • Adds two new styles to chose from.

namedropR 2.2.0

  • Styles are now stored in a separate csv. This allows for easier addition of styles.
  • Allows user specification of QR code size.

namedropR 2.1.1

CRAN release: 2022-01-18

  • Removes examples from not-exported functions to fulfill CRAN reviewer comment
  • Adds and improves test coverage for additional input situations.
  • Minor style adjustments for compact and clean style.

namedropR 2.1.0

  • Implements ‘compact’ output style. See update vignette for usage.

namedropR 2.0.2

  • Slight adjustment to the ‘modern’ style (journal titles not capitalized anymore)
  • By default curly braces are removed from titles and journal names. This can be prevented by setting clean_strings to FALSE

namedropR 2.0.1

  • Minor fixes to prepare pull request to main
  • Style fixes of code in preparation for release

namedropR 2.0.0

  • Major code changes to eliminate dependency on the orphaned {bibtex} package to allow for CRAN submission.
  • On the down side the package cannot work with BibEntry objects anymore, so the update might break existing user-code. Due to this the version number was increased as a ‘major release’.
  • As new function, bulk handling is now available.
  • The update furthermore improves overall stability and test coverage.

namedropR 1.0.2

  • Minor adjustments to unit tests to avoid build errors

namedropR 1.0.1

  • Minor adjustments to unit tests to avoid build errors

namedropR 1.0.0

  • Feature complete first version for CRAN submission.
  • Improves unit testing.

namedropR 0.10.1

  • Corrects a typo in the example in the README.

namedropR 0.10.0

  • Added a vignette and proper README


  • Added a file to track changes to the package.