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Using tabularx package with xtable package in R

I am trying to solve the problem of having a latex table (produced using the xtable from R, then combined into a tex file using Sweave), exceeding the margins of my LaTeX document. I found that one ...
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Include R output as pdf in Texmaker

I just switched from texshop to texmaker on Mac OS X. However, now the plots I want to insert from R as pdf in the document are missing the fonts in the pdflatex output. It used to work fine with ...
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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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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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Missing character: There is no ? in font cmr12!

I'm not quite sure how to diagnose this issue. This is what I see in my log file. However, there are no "?" symbols in my work. FWIW, Here's my preamble: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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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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Fedora manual installation and dependencies

Following answers on this website (like: How to use TeX Live on Fedora 17? and Manually installed TexLive on Fedora 16 ) I installed texlive manually on fedora and it works flawlessly. The problem I ...
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Plot symbols from R as latex symbols

In a LaTeX document, I am including an image showing a plot generated by R, for example the result of a plot(x=1:5,y=1:5,pch=13). Is there a way to use this nice little symbol as a LaTaX character to ...
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Pandoc-generated PDF contains large images, how can I make them fit into the page?

I am using pandoc to generate pdf output out of my markdown code. So far, it works fine without any warning or error, except the fact that figures are large, so that some figures get cut and don't fit ...
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Doodle on top of Sweave output

It might not be possible to do this, but I was wondering if there is a way to doodle on top of the LaTeX output, or in my case on top of Sweave output. See example underneath!! ...
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Adding a knitr table from R into a \pgfplotstableread statement

I'm trying to get a table from R into a pgfplotstable to edit for printing. the r code is \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \begin{document} \pgfplotstableread[format=inline,row ...
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Program Tikz in Beamer

The attached .Rnw-code produces two similar slides, but with different texts and different arrow positions. I wrote both slides manually, but because I need to produce hundreds of similar slides, I ...
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Reducing R figure sizes in lyx?

I am using LyX with the Sweave module to generate some R figures within a document. I can't seem to get the figures to be smaller, and they tend to take up half a page which is far too large. I have ...
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Sweave only produces NAs when using Umlauts.

I have a problem with Sweave. As soon as I use any mutated vowels/Umlauts (ü, ä, etc.) Sweave produces an NA in the document although it worked before. I don't know what to do, so any help would be ...
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Double header in longtable

I'm trying to make a longtable and use some R tools for generating them. The problem is that when a long table has more than one columns, it creates double headers, as shown here: ...
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How to draw a graph by indicating volume of 3D elements but not their position

I have about five thousand observations which I would like to plot in a graph. Since the range of values is wide (from 1 to 108,000, with 90% of the observation taking a value of 2, 99% of the ...
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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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Plots are not appearing in PDF after using Sweave

In general, Sweave is making great looking PDFs for me. However, when I plot a histogram, it is not appearing in my PDF. I have a bare bones Sweave document as follows. I can't seem to isolate ...
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insert figure in sweave using knitr fig.path

I'm trying to insert a figure using Sweave which is located in the path C:\Users\eccehomo\Documents\mi\fig1.png. I'm using the package knitrwhich has a function called fig.pathbut I'm getting many ...
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Trying to include R Code with listings package

I was trying to include some R Code in a simple LaTeX document, but for some reason I could not do it. I put the R Code in the same directory (I also tried putting the full directory for my R Code) of ...
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Controlling the size of tables produced from the R functions tabular() and latex()

I'll state up front that I'm not absolutely certain whether this question is more appropriate for CrossValidated or for this site. However, since I've seen several questions about the latex() command ...
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A program to export latex tables to excel/ods/csv?

I know there are tools to export excel tables to latex, but what about the other way around? I get a lot of latex tables from functions in R (e.g.: texreg) that aren't perfectly customizable via the ...
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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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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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How to add horizontal lines within a table created by Hmisc::latex()?

lets suppose we have a table given in R and use the function latex() from the R package Hmisc to include the table in a Sweave (or knitr) document. My question is: Is there a way to add horizontal ...
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\Sexpr shows only one value from a vector with two elements in sweave

I can't get the two elements of the vector using: <<>>= z=c(1,2) @ \Sexpr{z} I have googled a lot but don't understand why I get just the first element.
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PDFLaTeX produces black boxes after executing Sweave

There is the following code \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \begin{document} hey there <<>>= 1+1 @ \end{document} I saved the example.Rnw in my home directory an ...
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Bold font problem while using Russian fonts

This refers to my previous question not able to write bold characters using textbf I installed the cm-extra font package but still there is a problem with boldface due to ...
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pgfSweave() results in texi2dvi error “Missing \endcsname inserted”

When running pgfSweave using a file with the following sample code: \documentclass[letter]{article} \begin{document} In this example we embed parts of the examples from the \texttt{kruskal.test} ...
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Wide table problem when generating PDF

I have a LaTeX wide table generated from a data frame in R using xtable, but when the PDF is created not all the data is shown, just a part of it, and the other part is hidden on the right of the PDF. ...
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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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siunitx error: “invalid-number” from R

I have a document in .Rnw which I use to produce a .texdocument with kntir. I have a problem with the formula \num{\Sexpr{max(degree)}} which in R console produce 12598 but after the running knitr in ...
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How can one make RStudio pass options to Sweave()?

I'm trying to use a UTF-8 encoded .Rnw file in combination with xelatex in RStudio. Since xelatex uses native UTF-8 support i cannot use \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} in my .Rnw file, which would ...
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How to put R code into a parameter of a newcommand?

I would like to put R code into a parameter of a newcommand in LaTeX. To do it, I make the following: %Define the newcommand: \newcommand\solution[1]{\sf #1} %Then, after the \begin{document}, I ...
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How to include LaTeX package in R Markdown?

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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Getting psfrag to work on ggplots with transparency [closed]

Right, so I'm using ggplot2 in R to create a graph that involves transparencies (no way around it I'm afraid). In Latex I use latex - dvips - ps2pdf to compile, because I also need psfrag (and ...
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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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Long and rescaled xtable [duplicate]

Is there a way to use scalebox along with tabular.environment='longtable' when printing a long and wide xtable? When I give both of them I get an error: Running xelatex.exe on my_file.tex...failed
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Highlight R chunks in a Knitr document when working in Kile

When working on a knitr document in kile I can get highlights for the LaTeX parts of the document by adding the *.Rnw file extension in the Modes & Filetypes tab under Open/save configuration ...
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Sweave boxplots — not the required output

I want to produce a boxplot like this in R: fishdata <- read.csv("http://dl.dropbox.com/s/4w0utkqdhqribl4/fishdata.csv", header=T) attach(fishdata) boxplot(fishdata[,-1], las=3) which looks like ...
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Caption for longtable in Sweave

I'm using the following code in .Rnw file to generate a longtable <<label = tabggplot2df, echo = FALSE, results = tex >>= print( xtable( x = ggplot2df , caption = ...
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Sweave documents: saving output for later use

I am fairly new to the idea of sweave documents. My document is a .Rnw file containing LaTeX code and R code. Part of my R code is computationally intensive and delays the compilation of my .Rnw ...
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exporting R ggplot2 plots to LaTex

I usually export ggplot2 plots from R using "Save As" PDF and works fine, then I use \includegraphics from LaTex to include the fig. The problem is that it seems that the amount of data in these ...
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Explain Soutput Schunk -block when switched from article to scrreprt

When I zwitched from article to \documentclass[fontsize=2pt]{scrreprt}, I am getting around the xtable -things: \begin{Schunk} \begin{Soutput} ... \end{Schunk} \end{Soutput} Trial (code here) $ R ...
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Avoid non-breaking-space characters printing as tildes when using texi2dvi in R

I'm using the Sweave toolchain in R to generate tex files from Sweave files as part of an R package. I use the R command: $(RSCRIPT) -e "tools::texi2dvi( 'file.tex', pdf = TRUE, clean = FALSE ...
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Some Literate tool to create fast Mind maps in RSweaveLatex?

I am looking for literate tools for mind-map-generation that would work nicely with RSweaveLatex. It is possible that there is no need for tools such as Labyrithm (which is apparently broken, at least ...
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First row in second table created is blacked out

I am a LATEX/R/Sweave newbie and am encountering an issue while creating a report. The issue is that as shown in the figure below the first heading in the second table is blacked out. I am able to ...
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How to print a system of linear equations in matrix form using sweave?

I would like to print a system of linear equations, a right bracket, a right arrow and finally the output of the system (x). Something like Ax = b } ---> x. It is hard for me to find the right way of ...
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Sweave: How to remove horizontal space in Soutput environments?

As the following example shows, there is a horizontal space added in the Soutput environment. This leads to a non-left-aligned output (see the output of rnorm(). I found that this space already exists ...
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How to obtain Sweave(l) listings with rounded corners?

I downloaded the Sweavel.sty-File from here: http://biostat.mc.vanderbilt.edu/wiki/pub/Main/SweaveTemplate/Sweavel.sty Now, for a modern look, I would like to produce rounded corners in the R code ...