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

Duncan Murdoch murdoch@dunc@n @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Sat Dec 2 21:51:48 CET 2023

On 02/12/2023 2:07 p.m., Ben Bolker wrote:
>      Sorry, jumped into the thread too late. (On the other hand, once the
> document gets complicated enough, it may be worth it in the long run to
> convert to something that actually has a document-generating back-end,
> rather than reinventing everything from scratch ...)

I agree with that comment.  However, if one is stuck with a multipage 
PDF file, and wants to add page numbering, you could use the LaTeX 
pdfpages package.

For example, this R Markdown document includes all 10 plots from 
Rplots.pdf on pages with "x of y" page numbering.

   title: "Numbered"
       extra_dependencies: ["pdfpages", "fancyhdr", "lastpage"]

   \cfoot{Page \thepage\ of \pageref{LastPage}}



It would make more sense to do this in a LaTeX document, but I'm not 
sure if Dennis knows LaTeX...

Duncan Murdoch

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