[R] dvips function gives "Documents not found" error
Frank E Harrell Jr
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Fri Nov 28 00:54:36 CET 2003
On Thu, 27 Nov 2003 10:04:51 -0800
David Kelly <dkelly at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
> This is primarily an FYI to the Hmisc author, though any brilliant
> suggestions from him or anyone else are always welcome. Re this problem
> reported earlier in this thread:
> getting an error from Hmisc when trying
> that says
> Error in system(cmd, intern = intern, wait = wait | intern,
> show.output.on.console = wait, :
> C:/Documents not found
> which appears to be a path-parsing problem of "Documents and
> The problem is still present. I've tried every suggestion that was sent
> to me. Most recently, I created a .Renviron which said
> and I then ran R (from within emacs/ess).
> I verified that TMP had been set correctly as follows:
> > tempdir()
>  "c:/kellytest/rtemp\\Rtmp5417"
> but I still got the C:/Documents not found error.
> P.S. I found that a TeX file was created when the command was executed,
> but I could find no evidence of a dvi or ps file.
> -- David Kelly
> R-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
Did you make the changes I suggested (surrounding two items by dQuote( ))?
Have you tried Linux? :)
Frank E Harrell Jr Professor and Chair School of Medicine
Department of Biostatistics Vanderbilt University
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