[Rd] Bitmap device available for R CMD check?

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Wed May 31 17:11:08 CEST 2006

Others may have better ideas but
if you have a problem getting your vignette to pass R CMD check
then you could process it yourself using Sweave to create a .tex
file and then have a mypkg.Rnw file that just contains the SweaveOpt,
%Vignette statements and an \input statement to input the .tex file that you
generated yourself.  That way you can generate it in a known

On 5/31/06, Kuhn, Max <Max.Kuhn at pfizer.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a package that I'd like to submit to CRAN that does Sweave-like
> processing on Open Document format files from Open Office.
> If I remember correctly, there is a machine that automatically R CMD
> checks CRAN packages. I have two questions about how that system is set
> up:
> 1. Is the bitmap device available? The example produces a file using
> this device and I'd like it to pass R CMD check on your system (as it
> does on my machines).
> 2. Are there any restrictions on the Latex packages called in the
> vignette? This is not a big deal, but it would be good to know how much
> flexibility I have in producing that document.
> Thanks,
> Max
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