[ESS] ess-developers/users using sweave/auctex

A.J. Rossini blindglobe at gmail.com
Wed Mar 30 05:22:32 CEST 2005

The AUC-TeX folks are not really useful here, since noweb-mode is
pretty much the controlling mode (i.e. we control 2 of the 3 modes in
the framework, and most of the current bugs that I know of are our

So I'd post here, not there.  

Since I've actually gotten permission recently to use R for a project,
I'm again using noweb-mode.

I actually use a combination of Sweave and Makefiles, evaluating code
to test it out, and the makefiles automagically generate the document.

There is no good way to highjack the C-c C-c command  feature of
AUC-TeX -- perhaps you could add an Sweave command using Fritz' sample
Sweave.sh (see the Sweave FAQ on his home page) but the rest is
usually easier with a Makefile.

On Wed, 30 Mar 2005 01:54:57 +0200, Patrick Drechsler
<patrick at pdrechsler.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> just curious: are there people using the combo ESS/Sweave with
> AUCTeX effectively and/or on a more day to day basis?
> Or do most the readers here use Makefiles/R-scripts to produce
> plots directly from R?
> None of the current AUCTeX developers seem to be using the noweb
> interface (or are aware of R/Sweave).
> I would like to share and receive certain minor `bug-reports'
> (and their workarounds) and `feature requests' for things like
> syntax highlighting, menu entries and other small glitches in the
> correct NG/ML.
> Thanks for any feedback,
> Patrick
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A.J. Rossini
blindglobe at gmail.com

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