[R] Print to console from within Sweave script

Ista Zahn izahn at psych.rochester.edu
Tue Nov 30 15:04:00 CET 2010

Hi Werner,
If I remember correctly, message() can be used for this purpose.


On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 7:16 AM, Werner W. <pensterfuzzer at yahoo.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> is it possible to send some message to the console from within a .Rnw Sweave
> script, ie. when executing Sweave()?
> The background is that only in particular circumstances my script is doing some
> lengthy computations and I would like to print some status information to the
> console. It seems Sweave redirects all output though.
> Any suggestions?
> Thanks a lot for considering my question.
> All the best
>  Werner
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Ista Zahn
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University of Rochester
Department of Clinical and Social Psychology

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