[Rd] \middle in Rd.sty conflicts with newer LaTeX?

Henrik Bengtsson hb at maths.lth.se
Fri Jul 2 09:44:57 CEST 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-devel-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch 
> [mailto:r-devel-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Na Li
> Sent: Thursday, July 01, 2004 7:21 PM
> To: r-devel at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: Re: [Rd] \middle in Rd.sty conflicts with newer LaTeX?
> On 1 Jul 2004, Brian Ripley uttered the following:
> > The conflict is with e-tex.  Please use latex, not e-latex.
> > 
> > This comes up on MikTeX (Windows) too.  We'll try to work 
> around this 
> > for the next release.
> Thanks.  However I couldn't figure out how to have etex run 
> in compatibility mode with GWTeX.  For now I just changed 

See Duncan Murdoch's "Using MiKTeX with R for Windows" at


and it tells you how. If you can't get e-tex compatibility mode to work,
just go for "plain" tex, latex, and pdftex; it works for me with MikTeX v2.4
and R v1.9.0.

> \middle -> \Rmiddle in Rd.sty and everything seems to be 
> working.  I did some poking around and did not find \middle 
> is used anywhere except in Rd.sty.
> Michael
> -- 
> Na (Michael) Li, Ph.D.               
> Division of Biostatistics          A443 Mayo Building, MMC 303   
> School of Public Health            420 Delaware St SE            
> University of Minnesota            Minneapolis, MN 55455         
> Phone: (612) 626-4765              Email: nali at umn.edu        
> Fax:   (612) 626-0660              http://www.biostat.umn.edu/~nali

Henrik Bengtsson

More information about the R-devel mailing list