[R] texi2pdf texinputs arguments

Henrik Bengtsson hb at biostat.ucsf.edu
Fri Apr 19 00:34:12 CEST 2013

I'm pretty sure the intended design is to always use the current
working directory as the output directory, cf. 'Value' section in
help("texi2dvi", package="tools"):

"Used for the side effect of creating a dvi or PDF file in the current
working directory (and maybe other files, especially if clean =

So, use setwd() before calling texi2dvi() if you like a different directory.


On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 3:23 PM, Duncan Mackay <mackay at northnet.com.au> wrote:
> Dear All
> I am trying to specify the output directory and the directory for the log
> files (the same) for texi2dvi.
> The default for my windows computer is C:\Users\...\Documents which I do not
> want.
> The help guide:
>  texinputs NULL or a character vector of paths to add to the LaTeX and
> bibtex input search paths.
> is a little cryptic for me this morning
> I have tried
>  texi2dvi(file = "d:/Cic/Sweave/Figs/Sheep3/FS/14/sFSheepFS14.tex",
> pdf=TRUE,clean=F,  texinputs =
> "--include-directory=d:/Cic/Sweave/Figs/Sheep3/FS/14")
> and other variants
> Any guide on how to specify the output directory would be greatly
> appreciated.
> Regards
> Duncan
> Duncan Mackay
> Department of Agronomy and Soil Science
> University of New England
> Armidale NSW 2351
> Email: home: mackay at northnet.com.au
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