[R] Editors which have strong/solid support for SWeave?

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Wed Jul 5 13:49:15 CEST 2006

A.J. Rossini wrote:
> What I'm wondering about is can you have both the LaTeX and R "advantages"
> that WinEDT provides available at the same time?   (does it handle the modes
> in a context-sensitive way within the same document, or do you have to use
> one or the other, or do you just have to be careful?)

No, not at the same time. I planned to add such a feature for the last 
two years or so, but there were always topics with higher priority on my 
ToDo list.

Anyway, these days Tinn-R seems to be the "Windows" way to go. It 
already supports R, LaTeX and SWeave.

Uwe Ligges

> On 7/5/06, Chuck Cleland <ccleland at optonline.net> wrote:
>> A.J. Rossini wrote:
>>> Greetings!
>>> I have a few colleagues who like the idea of Sweave, but have failed
>>> to become enlightened monks of the One True Editor
>>> (http://www.dina.dk/~abraham/religion/)
>>> Are there any other Microsoft-centric editors or IDEs which have solid
>>> support for writing SWeave documents (dual R / LaTeX enhancements
>>> similar to ESS's support)?  Has anyone tried the folding editors which
>>> support Noweb?
>> Tony:
>>   I don't know what you mean by a folding editor or Microsoft-centric,
>> but I am using R, WinEdt, and MikTeX on WinXP.  I have been using Sweave
>> with this setup for several months and have been happy with it.  Thanks
>> to Uwe Ligges, the RWinEdt package provides R enhancements to WinEdt,
>> and WinEdt is configured to work with MikTeX by default (can be
>> configured to work with other LaTeX systems).
>>   The editor itself is very intuitive - all you really need to know to
>> get started is how to write *.Rnw files (via Sweave documentation and
>> the many examples on can find).  I can recommend this setup for anyone
>> working on Windows.
>> http://www.winedt.com/
>> http://cran.r-project.org/src/contrib/Descriptions/RWinEdt.html
>> hope this helps,
>> Chuck
>>> (the alternative would be brainwashing, but that is generally frowned
>> upon ;-).
>>> best,
>>> -tony
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