[R] adding "Page X of XX" to PDFs

Erich Subscriptions er|ch@@ub@ @end|ng |rom neuw|rth@pr|v@@t
Sat Dec 2 16:37:01 CET 2023

You need to use raw LaTeX

See section 4 here

Von meinem iPad gesendet

> Am 02.12.2023 um 15:39 schrieb Dennis Fisher <fisher using plessthan.com>:
> OS X
> R 4.3.1
> Colleagues
> I often create multipage PDFs [pdf()] in which the text "Page X" appears in the margin.  These PDFs are created automatically using a massive R script.
> One of my clients requested that I change this to:
>    Page X of XX
> where XX is the total number of pages.  
> I don't know the number of expected pages so I can't think of any clever way to do this.  I suppose that I could create the PDF, find out the number of pages, then have a second pass in which the R script was fed the number of pages.  However, there is one disadvantage to this -- the original PDF contains a timestamp on each page -- the new version would have a different timestamp -- so I would prefer to not use this approach.
> Has anyone thought of some terribly clever way to solve this problem?
> Dennis
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