[R] Fwd: Learning advanced R
alkauffm at fastmail.fm
Thu Mar 15 01:14:52 CET 2018
I've found the solution to compile the adv-r-book from source: After doing some settings (see:
and installation of netlify-cli, the command-line is:
Rscript -e 'bookdown::render_book("index.Rmd","bookdown::pdf_book")'
This works fine. Thank you for all hints!
alkauffm at fastmail.fm
Am Mi, 14. Mär 2018, um 19:24, schrieb Albrecht Kauffmann:
> I've found two problems in interpreting adv-r-master/book/build-book.r:
> 1. All pathes in build-book.r refer to the starting-directory "adv-r-
> master". However, the script build-book.r is located in the directory
> "book", which is located in directory "adv-r-master". Therefore, pathes
> starting at "." are wrong (should start at "..").
> 2. Some file names have endings "Rmd", but e.g. in the line "chapters <-
> dir(".", pattern = "\\.rmd$")" these endings are named "rmd".
> Therefore, the files (e.g. "base-types.Rmd") cannot be found.
> Pandoc I have installed. Maybe there will arise further problems, but
> still I am experimenting with pathes.
> Albrecht Kauffmann
> alkauffm at fastmail.fm
> Am Mi, 14. Mär 2018, um 18:56, schrieb Rich Shepard:
> > On Wed, 14 Mar 2018, Jeff Newmiller wrote:
> > > Nothing you have said tells me you have LaTeX working (a binary install of
> > > R does not depend on it), but if you actually know it is installed and
> > > available to R then that isn't the problem. Since you have not said what
> > > you actually did or what errors you encountered I can only shrug and
> > > suggest that that the website is a complete rendering of the book and the
> > > for-sale version makes a worthwhile contribution to the author and the
> > > community.
> > Jeff,
> > Downloading the site as a .zip file and reading the README.md tells us
> > that pandoc is required. This is a format converter, apparently based on
> > Haskell given the large number of dependencies to build it. But, pandoc will
> > convert from markdown to LaTeX. I don't know the exact procedure as I've not
> > yet taken the time to install all dependencies to pandoc and build it. The
> > pandoc website has documentation.
> > Regards,
> > Rich
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