# [R] getting line breaks with xtable

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Fri Sep 19 15:49:31 CEST 2008

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On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 9:39 AM, Erich Studerus
<erich.studerus at bli.uzh.ch> wrote:
> Sorry, for asking the same question again, but I got no reactions the last
> time. Maybe it was just overseen by the experts.
> I'm using the xtable function with Sweave and Lyx and I would like to know
> how to get automatic line breaks for long strings in a column of the table.
> I've learned from the Lyx wiki that the Latex command \linebreak produces
> table cells with multiple lines. I tried to insert \linebreak into the
> character string, but it didn't work out, because Sweave transforms it
> automatically to \$\backslash\$linebreak.
>
> Any help is highly appreciated.
>
> Erich
>
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