[R] odfWeave and xtable
shigesong at gmail.com
Thu Jan 17 14:13:22 CET 2008
The value of odfWeave is not limited to newbie users. It is vastly
useful for researchers in fields that do not accept LaTeX for journal
paper submission (for example, sociology, demography).
On Jan 17, 2008 5:46 PM, David Hajage <dhajage.r at gmail.com> wrote:
> yes, but we loose the possibility to use a 'simple' text editor. For
> example, I like to use emacs+ess to edit and evaluate R code, and to write
> my report in the same editor.
> I like the idea that the input format could be writen with a simple text
> editor, and the output format be chosen after. I know that the syntax of the
> input file could be too difficult for newbie users (that's why odfWeave is
> very usefull), but this can be bypass a specific editor like kile for
> 2008/1/16, Max Kuhn <mxkuhn at gmail.com>:
> > 2008/1/16 David Hajage <dhajage.r at gmail.com>:
> > > Ps : I would like to know if there is an R project to include all
> > existing
> > > format outputs (latex with Sweave, odf with odfWeave, html with
> > rWeaveHTML)
> > > and all the wonderful work of their author in a same package or in a
> > same
> > > project. All of these use a very similar syntax (<<foo>>= R code @), but
> > > there is anyway a lot of work to rewrite the R code to make a file
> > writes
> > > for Sweave working with odfWeave. A latex file can be convert to latex
> > or
> > > rtf, but it depends on external programs not very easy to use.
> > > For example, I would imagine an input similar to the syntax of help
> > files
> > > (.Rd), but the R code could be include (<< foo >>= R code @), and a
> > When developing odfWeave, I did run into issues that could not be
> > taken into account with Sweave. That is why odfWeave calls Sweave
> > instead of using Sweave directly (as you would with the R2HTML
> > package). It would be nice to have a more uniform/expanded interface
> > in Sweave that can more naturally accommodate other types of markup
> > (beyond writing drivers).
> > > Sweave-like function could replace R code with results and convert the
> > file
> > > into latex, html or odf.
> > I *think* that odfWeave with OpenOffice/NeoOffice can do that. I think
> > I saw somewhere that newer versions of OO support LaTex, but clearly I
> > haven't looked into it. I do know that using OO as a conversion tool
> > to rtf, doc, pdf and html works very well.
> > --
> > Max
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