[R] One pdf file with plots and text output
Thierry.ONKELINX at inbo.be
Wed Oct 17 11:18:54 CEST 2007
I use Sweave for this kind of purposes.
ir. Thierry Onkelinx
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> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: r-help-bounces op r-project.org
> [mailto:r-help-bounces op r-project.org] Namens Rainer M Krug
> Verzonden: woensdag 17 oktober 2007 11:02
> Aan: Prof Brian Ripley
> CC: r-help
> Onderwerp: Re: [R] One pdf file with plots and text output
> Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> > On Wed, 17 Oct 2007, Rainer M Krug wrote:
> >> Hi
> >> I create one pdf file with plots via pdf() and one text file with
> >> text via sink() that works very nice. But I would prefer
> to have one
> >> pdf file with plots and the text which I store in the
> te=xt file via sink(). I.e.
> >> x.lm<-lm(...)
> >> pdf()
> >> plot(x.lm)
> >> NOW THE TEXT OF summary(xlm) IN THE PDF FILE
> >> dev.off()
> >> Is this possible or is there a different format which I could use?
> > You can easily post-process the files to obtain a single
> file. Going
> > from text to pdf involves many arbitrary choices, but a good text
> > processor will help you make those and incorporate pdf figures: I
> > would use pdflatex, but there are many other tools to do the job.
> Thanks for pointing out the post-processing route (I have
> done similar script based pdf creations via pdflatex before),
> but I would like to have something only for me to make it
> easier to read the results.
> It does not need to be nicely layouted - just the text in the
> pdf in whatever font would be fine.
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