[R] One pdf file with plots and text output
Rainer M Krug
Rainer+R-help at krugs.de
Wed Oct 17 11:27:42 CEST 2007
ONKELINX, Thierry wrote:
> I use Sweave for this kind of purposes.
I was thinking about Sweave as well, but I don't understand how I can
Let's say I have a source file, which defines a function
DoGrowthAll <- function()
pdf("GrowthAll.pdf", height=11, width=8, paper="a4")
system("xpdf ./GrowthAll.pdf", wait=FALSE)
Now how can I use Sweave to create this report?
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>> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
>> Van: r-help-bounces at r-project.org
>> [mailto:r-help-bounces at 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:
>>>> 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.
>>>> NOW THE TEXT OF summary(xlm) IN THE PDF FILE
>>>> 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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