# [R] How to turn a LaTeX Sweave file (Rnw) into .HTML/.odf/.docx? (under windows)

Frank Harrell f.harrell at vanderbilt.edu
Fri Sep 23 16:01:16 CEST 2011

Take a look at http://biostat.mc.vanderbilt.edu/SweaveConvert

The most general approach is to convert from PDF to word using one of the
web sites.  An example is given (input + output) in the above site.

Frank

Joshua Wiley-2 wrote:
>
> Hi Tal,
>
> Just another note, I recently joined the R2HTML team.  I am still
> slogging through the Sweave code trying to understand it better, but
> in the coming months I will be working on implementing more of the
> features in R's RweaveLatex() driver for HTML.  This will not
> precisely help a LaTeX to HTML conversion, but will perhaps make a
> pure HTML implementation more palatable.
>
> HTML5 is theoretically supported on the latest browsers and has
> supports mathml which *should* provide a means of including elegant
> formulae in HTML pages.  In my experience, there seems to be
> considerable cross-browser/version variability.  Here is an example
> that seems to work fairly well for most browsers (thanks to mathjax):
> http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/r/dae/rreg.htm
>
> Cheers,
>
> Josh
>
> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 4:09 PM, Tal Galili <tal.galili at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hello dear R help members,
>> I have found several references on how to do this, my question is if
>> anyone
>> is actually using them - and if there are some strong points on what to
>> use,
>> and how well it is working out.
>>
>> My goal is to be able to easily create docs from R, but to be able to
>> share
>> it with other researchers (who do not use LaTeX) so they could easily
>> copy/paste the tables and edit them for their needs (pdf is not solving
>> this
>> for me).
>>
>> The only reasonable solution I came by so far is to use HTML markup
>> coupled
>> with R2HTML (or odfWeave or R2wd).  But nothing that can work with
>> LaTeX->HTML (easily)
>>
>> I have asked a similar question here:
>> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7512897/how-to-turn-a-latex-sweave-file-rnw-into-html
>> And also noticed it was asked half a year ago here:
>> http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/4145/workflow-for-converting-latex-into-open-office-ms-word-format
>> The general issue of TeX to HTML was discussed also in these places:
>> http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/50/how-can-i-convert-math-less-latex-documents-into-microsoft-word
>>
>> And obviously the following page offers other good resources to consider:
>> http://cran.r-project.org/web/views/ReproducibleResearch.html
>>
>> p.s: I search the R-help for this topic, but "sweave html" didn't seem to
>> yield good results - my apologies if this has been heavily debated before
>> -
>> links would be welcomed as well.
>>
>>
>> Tal
>>
>>
>>
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>
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> University of California, Los Angeles
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