[R] Output formatting in PDF

Jeff Newmiller jdnewmil at dcn.davis.ca.us
Tue Oct 11 15:13:09 CEST 2016

Or package "knitr". Note that knitr can be used with LaTeX or markdown syntax, but from your description the former would be advised. 
Sent from my phone. Please excuse my brevity.

On October 11, 2016 1:59:59 AM PDT, Enrico Schumann <es at enricoschumann.net> wrote:
>On Tue, 11 Oct 2016, Preetam Pal <lordpreetam at gmail.com> writes:
>> Hi,
>> Can you please help me with the following output formatting:
>> I am planning to include 2 plots and some general description in a
>> PDF document, such that
>>    - I'll leave some appropriate margin on the PDF- say, 1.5 inches
>>    top,right, bottom and left (will decide based on overall
>>    - the 2 plots are placed side-by-side (looks best for comparison)
>>    - the margins for each plot can be 4 lines on the top and the
>bottom &
>>     2 lines on the left and the right
>>    - each of these 2 plots would have time (0 to 260) along x-axis
>and two
>>    time-series (daily USD-GBP and USD-EUR FX rates) on the y-axis,
>i.e. 2
>>    time-series would be plotted on each of the 2 graphs. I would need
>>    different color for each plot to demarcate them
>>    - I need to add some text (eg: "Independent analysis of Exchange
>>    dynamics") with reduced font size (not high priority though-just
>good to
>>    have a different size)
>>    - The general discussion (may be a paragraph) would come right
>below the
>>    2 plots - I can specify this text as an argument in a function,
>may be. I
>>    am not sure how to arrange the entire PDF as per the format I
>>    above
>> I shall really appreciate any help with this - the time series
>analysis is
>> not difficult, I can manage that - however, I don't know how to
>manage the
>> formatting part though, so that the 1-pager output looks decently
>> presentable. Thanks.
>> Regards,
>> Preetam
>If using LaTeX is an option, I would suggest
>?Sweave. There are many tutorials on the web that
>should get you started.

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