knitr is an R package for dynamic report generation based on the concept of literate programming.

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How to include latex package in Rmd?

I am writing a report with Rmd in RStudio via knitr package. I want to write a indicator variable symbol in the report, like How do you get \mathbb{1} to work (characteristic function of a set)?. ...
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TikzDictionary slow and blocking in knitr

I need to knit presentations with many slides and Tikz-plots. Knitr is fantastic for this, but it takes very long time and I cant knit two reports in parallel. I have isolated the problem to the ...
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Sublime Latexing and Knitr on .RNW files : Send lines to R console for evaluation

I am using Sublime Text 3 and the Latexing package to apply Knitr to compile .Rnw files that contain both Latex and R code. Overall, it works well in that I can compile the .Rnw files into PDFs ...
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Howto: Set up knitr (*.Rnw compilation) from in TexStudio

How do I set up TeXstudio to compile xxx.Rnw files? I am using the TeX-Editor TeXstudio 2.7, on Windows 7, and R 3.01 64-bit. I would like to write a xxx.Rnw-file in TeXstudio and then from ...
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Best Practice for nice layout with tikzDevice

R+tikDevice+LaTex+knitr is (as I understand it) the most efficient way to get relly nice looking publications from R, with maximum layout-support from LaTeX. I'm using R+LaTex+knitr now, but would ...
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inline knitr code that isn't a simple number

It is easy enough to do something like \Sexpr{1 + 1}. But how can I do \Sexpr{mymatrix} with mymatrix being a matrix object in R workspace? More generally, how can I print object that is more complex ...
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Can I produce a .tex file from .Rnw?

Before I sink all of my work into .Rnw format, I hope to know whether it is possible to produce .tex files? I know that I can knit .Rtex file to produce .tex, however Rstudio does not support .Rtex ...
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Suppress library comments from ouput with knitr

I noticed that some library comment manage to pass through the knitr options, with R 3.0.1 and knitr 1.5 running on Mac OSX 10.8.5. The following MWE \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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How to create a newcommand with knitr?

I am using knitr and I'd like to make some new commands to combine common tasks into one, e.g. \newcommand{\numps}[1]{\numprint{\Sexpr{#1}}} so that I can do something like \numps{pi}. I can't seem to ...
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Turning off line-wrapping in auctex for smooth transition with ess in same file

I sometimes use auctex + ess for Sweave/knitr documents. Every time I switch from auctex to ess and vice versa, there is a pause/jolt while the auctex lines re-wrap themselves. Previously, I also ...
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How do I add a caption to a table within a minipage?

I am using Knitr to generate two tables side by side on a two column layout (ACM sigproc). \begin{table*} \begin{minipage}[h]{0.49\linewidth} <<results='asis'>>= ...
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tikz has probably problems with czech babel when compiling .Rnw

Problem Tikz seems to have a problem with \usepackage[czech]{babel}. I had a moderately big .Rnw document written in czech with some plots via knitr chunks. When I set dev = 'tikz' the TeXmaker ...
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Controlling formatting options for xtable

All, I'm a LaTex/knitr/Sweave amateur and have had trouble finding answers to what seem like they should be fairly simple questions online. I have a .Rnw script that I am currently compiling to PDF ...
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Custom chunk hooks in knitr

[Cross-posted from SO] I am trying to create a chunk hook that can produce a \floatfoot{} as part of the output from a chunk. Hopefully the following example makes clear what I am trying to achieve: ...
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What do Sweave/knitr offer that make doesn't?

I use LaTeX to write papers and R for data analysis and visualization, so I've been looking into Sweave and knitr. The Sweave website says: The purpose is to create dynamic reports, which can be ...
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Make .Rnw child document independent from main document

This is a followed-up question to this answer. I have a variables.Rnw document in charge with the task of loading data from R datafiles and create R variables that I will then compile into a .tex ...
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Is it possible to place a chunk within a chunk?

I am asking this question because I need to loop a \section tile by a chunk and place the according result in the section using another chunk. Here is an example of one circle: The chunk for ...
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knitr and biblatex

I'd like to create a PDF report with knitr with LaTeX-code in RStudio with biblatex for citations. However, the in-text-citations are always undefined and no bibliography is printed. The same ...
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passing a String from an R Script to .Rnw template R code section ,brew/knitr

this is my first ever post and i am quite new to all of this, so i hope i am doing this right. my problem is the following: i wrote some R code to get some ID's from a Database, which are then used ...
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addplot data frame

Square one: I have about 8 hours of experience. I want to make a barplot in pgfplots and see many great, creative solutions on this blog. All I want at this stage is not to specify coordinates and not ...
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Different colors for default and language-specific listings

I'm generating pdf documents using knitr and pandoc. The conversion is mostly automated from R markdown -> markdown -> latex -> pdf. However, my documents combine R source code and its output, and I ...
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Dynamically format labels/columns of a LaTeX table generated in R/knitr/xtable

I have some tables coming from the statistical package R that I want to export in LaTeX markup. I would like to make every column large as the longest word of its label (assuming for simplicity the ...
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Error compiling .Rnw in TeXstudio (knitr with PdfLaTeX)

I´ve been trying to get the minimal Demofile for knitr running and compiling in TeXstudio, but I keep getting errormessages. Here´s the info, mybe somebody can help me out about what I´m doing wrong: ...
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How to escape inline R command to avoid issue with “while-typing” spelling check

I have a problem with my text editor Aquamacs Emacs (GNU Emacs 23.4.1) when use it with \Sexpr to print inline the output from R functions. The problem results when the R command includes special ...
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knitr compiling time with large datasets

I noticed that with a large dataset knitr takes an unexpected long time to compile my document: about 23 minutes from when knitr completes the last chunk to when it writes the .tex. I don't understand ...
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Building TeX file from knitr Rnw as child of larger parent TeX file to use R objects and output

Here's my general problem: I'm writing my dissertation using a LaTeX template (http://www.latextemplates.com/template/masters-doctoral-thesis). The template is a parent file with multiple chapters as ...
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Color first row in a xtable generated table

I am trying to color the FIRST row of my table. But if I add \rowcolor[gray]{0.95} to the FIRST row the colored row will be the SECOND. Indeed it is quite straight forward to modify from the second ...
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Insert a TeX file created with knitr into a main TeX file

I want to insert a knitr output file (created in RStudio as .rnw file, then I compiled, it creates the .tex file) into my main .tex file. But I got an error, how we can do this? Knitter Tex file: ...
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Insert the .tex file created through the knitter to main .tex file [duplicate]

I want to insert out put file (created in RStudio as .rnw file, then I complied, it creates the .tex file) into my main .tex file. But I got an error, hw we can do this?
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How to loop over R objects OUT OF chunks

I want to typeset with TeX a report based on data from an R object (dataframe). The idea is to print a nice TeX table from each line of a R dataframe. Something like \begin{tabular}{ l c r } A1 ...
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Is it possible to get Sweave/knitr in RStudio to output the .tex file without typesetting it?

I would like to know if it is possible to tell Sweave or knitr in RStudio to create the .tex file without trying to typeset it. I want to be able to run my .Rnw file and produce a .tex file which I ...
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Arguments of R Functions in Beamer with knitr

I'm using helpExtract.R function (can be obtained from here) to get arguments of R functions in Beamer with knitr. My (.Rnw) MWE is \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{ragged2e} %new code ...
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knitr generated pdf cut border off from figure

I have a a problem with a figure that is correctly generated in RStudio but when knitted its right margin is not set correctly. Please consider the following MWE \documentclass[a4papera4paper, ...
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knitr yielding different output in pdf than in R console

I am running RStudio Version 0.98.484 and R version 3.0.2 on OS X Mavericks. While using knitr I noticed a discrepancy between the console output from a summary() command and that generated in the ...
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knitr & xcolor: incompatible color definition

I'm using knitr and RStudio to compile LaTeX. In my real project I'd like to use some options from the LaTeX package 'xcolor', but when I do include \usepackage[options]xcolor, I get the error message ...
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Is it a known bug with the animate package?

In slide 10 here, I have embedded three animations in only one slide. You can see there's a bug by playing with the animations, is it a known bug ? Or is there something special to do in the code for ...
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How to keep ggplot font size constant when varying figure width

I have different figures across my document with different width. I set the the font size for all ggplots globally with theme_set(theme_bw() + theme(text=element_text(family="Palatino", size=20))) but ...
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R console output spills into LaTeX when using rgdal

I can't avoid the R console output from spilling into the LaTeX document compiled by knitr. Please consider the following \documentclass{article} \begin{document} <<Map, dev='jpeg', dpi=300, ...
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Special characters in knitr generated figure caption

I would like to pass special characters and formatting with the knitr generated captions. I am trying to understand two things: 1) Is it possible to pass LaTeX syntax through the caption? 2) How ...
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Clash between knitr, tikzDevice and pgfplotstable

I use knitr to compile a document composed of two .Rnw. Please considered the following examples from this answer main.Rnw % !Rnw weave = knitr % !TeX program = pdfLaTeX ...
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Is it possible to \include a .TeX file compiled from .Rnw?

I have a document with this structure: main.TeX which (ideally) includes bodytext.TeX compiled with knitr from bodytext.Rnw. I say ideally because apparently it is not that simple. I noted that ...
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knitr pdf search invisible text

I use the fantastic knitr to generate beamer-pdf’s with hundreds of slides of plots. Every plot shows data of different measuring equipment, so for example the plot showing result of measuring ...
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Fontsize with knitr & tikzDevice

I saw there are already a couple of questions on the argument (here and here) but since they are a few months old and since I can't manage to make the option dev.args=list(pointsize=5) works even ...
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passing a variable from R to Tex in knitr

I am sure this has been asked multiple times since it seems to be a common issue. I looked around but all I could find was the \Sexpr for sweave which does what I want. I am using knitr and I can't ...
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How to mantain consisten font size in different plots

I usually embed numerous R plots in my TeX documents. knitr is very handy in helping me producing plots using the same font family of the TeX document. But a different problem of consistency is given ...
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How to prevent plots being printed out of document's sections? [duplicate]

I am preparing a document using knitr in which I have multiple charts within two or more sections. The majority of the plots is printed at the end of the document but I would like them to stay within ...
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Using subcaption package with knitr

How can I use subcaption package in knitr, instead of the obsolete subfig and \subfloat? Or, maybe, specify additional options with fig.env = 'subfigure'? It needed something like this: ...
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How to debug if Knitr quits unexpectedly when composing tikz figure

I have a .Rnw file that Knitr used to compile perfectly fine until my backend dataset changed. Probably then the size of the graph changed also. For reasons I don't understand knitr now stops abruptly ...
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knitr xtable make two tables equal width

I am using knitr and xtables to automate a report procedure. I want to include a few tables in this report and make them displayed with equal width. The Rnw code is listed below. Anyone could tell me ...
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knitr and font style consistency in graphics

I am starting to use knitr to print graphics from R in my document. So far what I have been doing (I don't know if this is the best approach, but it is working) is to load the my R workspace with ...