[R] how to present a table in powerpoint?

Ko-Kang Kevin Wang kwan022 at stat.auckland.ac.nz
Mon Apr 28 23:15:03 CEST 2003

Have you tried to change the fonts of the table (in PowerPoint) to Courier 
or Courier New?


On Mon, 28 Apr 2003 jonathan_li at agilent.com wrote:

> Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2003 13:51:17 -0700
> From: jonathan_li at agilent.com
> To: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Cc: jonathan_li at agilent.com
> Subject: [R] how to present a table in powerpoint?
> Hi,
> I have a nicely printed table of results generated by R's 
> > print(myresult)
> where myresult is a "data frame".
> I am trying to put this table into a powerpoint slide for presentation without re-typing and re-formating, i.e.,
> present it as it is in the R window. This saves time when there are a lot of tables to be presented.
> I tried 
> > sink("myresult.txt")
> > print(myresult)
> > sink()
> resulting text file looks nice, but how can I insert it into powerpoint without losing its formatting? When I think more carefully about it, it seems to me that we need a way to convert this text presentation into graphical presentation such as postscript, then it would be easy to paste it into powerpoint without losing its formatting. 
> I suspect that this is a problem many other may also face sometimes. After doing searching in R-help archive with keywords like "powerpoint", "presentation", I came up with many entries about presenting graphs in powerpoint, but not one about presenting tables of numbers.
> Your help is highly appreciated.
> Jonathan
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