[R] LaTeX slide show (Was: Re: Taking code from packages)

Charles C. Berry cberry at tajo.ucsd.edu
Mon Jan 16 01:30:09 CET 2006

I have a few notes on using beamer with Sweave here:


Particularly, getting verbatim material to display nicely took a bit of 

On Sat, 14 Jan 2006, Duncan Murdoch wrote:

> On 1/14/2006 2:39 AM, Henrik Bengtsson wrote:
>>  Duncan Murdoch wrote:
>> >  On 1/13/2006 2:04 AM, Ales Ziberna wrote:
>> > 
>> > >  Hello!
>> > >
>>  [snip]
>> >  (I'm a little sensitive about dependencies now, since the LaTeX seminar 
>> >  template I've used a few times no longer works.  It depends on too many 
>> >  LaTeX packages, and someone, somewhere has introduced incompatibilities 
>> >  in them.  Seems like I'll be forced to use Powerpoint or Impress.)
>>  Try LaTeX Beamer!  It is the best thing that happend to LaTeX in a long
>>  time.  Simply beautiful, intuitive and very easy to use, and it's not yet
>>  another 'seminar' or 'prosper'.   Part of MikTeX now.  See
>>  http://latex-beamer.sourceforge.net/ for documentation, examples etc.
> Thanks to Henrik and Stephen Eglen for this suggestion.  It does look nice 
> (though the test presentation, beamerexample1.tex failed with
> ! Undefined control sequence.
> <recently read> \rowcolors
> l.937 \end{frame}
> indicating some version incompatibility with what I've got installed, the 
> simpler examples all seem to work and do indeed give nice output.)
> Duncan Murdoch

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