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Error when using equations and mathescape in source codes using the listings package

I want to write equations within source code that i formatted with the listings package. Therefore I use mathescape=true. The strange thing is, that it only works when I change the language of my ...
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\mathplus fails to render

I'm new to LaTeX - can anyone suggest why the $\mathplus$ is not rendering as +? It can be seen in the bibliography entry of another question, publisher = {Springer Science $\mathplus$ Business ...
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How does one set document class options (e.g. paper size) for LaTeX output?

The header option lets you insert TeX code in the preamble after \documentclass{article}, but what if I want to change the default paper size or the default font size? For this, I would need to ...
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latex R code with %*%

I'm using latex with lstlisting to format my R code. Some of my code uses matrix arithmetic, including %*%. Unfortunately this causes errors when compiling. There is an example of what I would like ...
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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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how to keep position of rotated tables

Since I'm working with R, I'm using the xtable package to produce my tables in Latex. Some of the tables only fit the page if rotated. It seems that sidewaystable always starts a new page. My problem ...
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How to control latex appendix environment when placing R code in?

I am having a problem with latex environment. When I place r code using \begin{lstlisting} ... code..\end{lstlisting} other objects like tables are displayed only after the script subsections, despite ...
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Latex listings R: need mono-spaced font with bold keywords and correct caret (^)

I am using the listings package to display R code. I would like a monospaced font, bold keywords, and I would like code that works when the user cuts and pastes from the pdf file into rstudio. The ...
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Problem in StatWeave

I visited http://www.stat.uiowa.edu/~rlenth/StatWeave/ and installed StatWeave according to the instructions. But my problem is that there are no Step by Step instructions given in the manual, and ...
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Memory issue when producing dense TikZ figure (14500 points scatterplot) with knitr

I have a series of plots in my document which are correctly drawn by knitr with dev=tikz. Yet figure number 7, which is much more dense than the others in terms of data points, foo, doesn't: label: ...
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Vertical space only after every second row in a table

I have several tables in the following custom format, to which I would like to add vertical space (e.g. 6 pt) after every second row. I know this can be done manually. I am only wondering, if there is ...
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Sweave on Windows 7 - using Texmaker

So I've tried to configue Sweave on Texmaker following these instructions: http://arts.uwaterloo.ca/~tmparker/722/hw/Setup_Sweave_in_Texmaker.pdf When I go to run this example: ...
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How can I center a Sweave verbatim chunk?

I have a very simple sweave chunk with two lines, like this: <<results=verbatim>>== quantile(foo$bar) @ How can I center this element? I've tried embracing the chunk with \begin{center} ...
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How to plot barplot horizontally in LaTeX

I want to plot a barplot horizontally. I have tried using the following code, but it prints a vertical plot: \documentclass[varwidth=true, border=2pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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`documentclass` and required `packages` for compiling R help in tex

I got the help on R functions in .tex format using help_console function. I wonder what is the documentclass and required packages to compile this document correctly. Thanks in advance for your help. ...
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R language parameters for `listings` package

I tried all answers posted here or on other pages, but nothing worked. I need to set the parameters for listings package to simulate R code, so: \usepackage{listings} \lstset { language=R, % ...
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R listings operator partially in bold

I am using listings to display R code. The matrix multiplication operator shows up partially bold, something like this: "\%\textbf{*\%}". If I separate the * and the %, the second % is not in bold. I ...
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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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Sweave outputs gibberish

I have this .Rnw file: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} <<>>= data(cars) fit <- lm(cars$speed~cars$dist) summary(fit) @ \end{document} I am using RStudio to build the PDF ...
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Modifying the latex code from tabular() in r so that output is not cut off and is displayed properly?

I am using the r function tabular() to produce tables that I can turn into pdfs. The output looks fine, except for some of the tables I am producing. When I compile the pdfs, the table is cutoff on ...
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How use LaTeX counters to label knitr code chunks?

Imagine one has the LaTeX environments Example and Solution defined from the theorem environment. I have several Examples in numerous child documents which make up a book. LaTeX will automagically ...
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tikz stops drawing into pdf after 20 line segments in plot generated through knitr tikzDevice

Problem If I try to draw a curve generated through knitr using tikzDevice into .pdf only 20 line segments of that curve are drawn and TeXstudio, through which I do it, just leaves message running ...
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Typeset R character vectors

I have two vectors in R that I want to typeset. The first vector includes the titles and the second the body texts. Please consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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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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Fontsize with knitr & tikzDevice [duplicate]

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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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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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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Avoid R output leaking into LaTeX with ggnet

Please consider the following MWE which I compile into a .tex document via knitr \documentclass{article} \begin{document} <<echo=FALSE, message=FALSE, warning=FALSE>>= library(igraph) ...
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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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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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What is the best way to include R code in the Latex paragraph

I am a newbie in Latex. I have two simple questions regarding including R code in Latex. Q1: For a block of R code, I use 'listings' package, as follows. \documentclass[12pt]{report} ...
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Getting `tables` R package to print a text file that I can import into my .tex file

I'm trying to write some R code that takes data from my (evolving) experiment, makes a summary statistics table, and inputs it into the .tex document that I'm writing. I want to avoid copy-pasting. ...
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Latex ifFileExist

\subsection{Checksum: Factor, Specific, and Total Variance} Perhaps the most basic test of a regression model is if the factor and specific variances sum to equal the total variance. Here, we ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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What's the best .Rnw editor?

I'm trying to find out what people use for editing .Rnw files. Desirable features are: Auto R code completion Auto LaTeX code completion Cross platform Automatic display of R function documentation ...
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Special characters and math-mode in tikz graphics using knitr

This question closely relates to this one: Using '$' in a tikz plot generated by knitr I am able to get tikz graphics using knitr working with either math mode as in this post: Math mode in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Color the column of a latex table produced by xtable

How can I use the R xtable package to produce a table with a colored column? This post shows how to color a row, but I can't figure out how to do the same for columns.
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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 ...