[R] Issues with Sweave and inclusion of graphics from nlme

Friedrich Leisch friedrich.leisch at stat.uni-muenchen.de
Fri Apr 27 18:50:42 CEST 2007

>>>>> On Fri, 27 Apr 2007 07:15:22 -0400,
>>>>> Duncan Murdoch (DM) wrote:

  > On 4/27/2007 5:39 AM, caroline.truntzer at chu-lyon.fr wrote:
  >> Dear all,
  >> I'm using the nlme package. I would like to introduce the plot of my
  >> groupedData object in my latex report using Sweave but it doesn't work. 
  >> I have no error message in R (Sweave(my.file_Rnw)) and the plot is
  >> generated in R, but when I want to see the pdf (I'm using TexnicCenter) of
  >> my report, there is an error message and no pdf file is generated. It seems
  >> that the plot generated by plot.nmGroupedData is not found by TexnicCenter.
  >> Does anyone have an idea on how to solve this problem?

  > If the dot in the filename is real, I'd guess that's your problem. To 
  > confirm, take a look at the .tex file produced by Sweave.  Find the line 
  > corresponding to this figure.  It will be an \includegraphics call, 
  > something like

  > \includegraphics{my.file_Rnw-fig}

  > Your TeX is probably interpreting this as the file my.file_Rnw-fig 
  > rather than automatically adding the .pdf file extension, because it 
  > thinks you've specified the extension to be file_Rnw-fig.

Another reason could be that many nlme plots are using lattice, see



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