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Workflow for converting LaTeX into Open Office / MS Word Format

I often have to write up reports based on the analysis of some data. I use R to analyse the data and export tables, figures, and text. This is then included into a LaTeX document either using input or ...
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How to draw Venn diagrams (especially: complements) in LaTeX

What I am up to is to write some exercises dealing with logical formulas for my students, like: And the students should draw these formulas on Venn diagrams. At the end of the lesson, I really ...
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Getting Sweave code chunks to stay inside page margins?

Sometimes I get to make an R code chunk (in Sweave) which is longer then the margins of the page. Is there a way to force it to "go to the next line" once that happens? Here is a simple example of ...
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How can I use a table generated by R in LaTeX?

I have a LaTeX table generated like this, \begin{table}[ht] \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{rrrrrrr} \hline & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 5 & 6 \\ \hline 1 & 181.21 & 169.01 ...
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Repeated slides in beamer

I have about 200 JPEG files that I need to include in a PDF document, one JPEG per page (i.e. 200 pages + intro slide). The following code successfully does this with one JPEG. ...
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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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Filling a full beamer slide with tikzDevice output from R

Q: What's the best way to fill an entire beamer slide with tikzDevice output (i.e., the .tex file output from the tikz() function in R's tikzDevice package)? I've included some undesirable examples ...
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Using fancyhdr to create an image based header and footer

I'm trying to generate a latex report (via Sweave and R) where the header of the document is an image that covers everything (including the top/left/right page margin) and the footer covers everything ...
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How can I tell LaTeX that an \input file is in a different encoding from inputenc?

I'm currently writing a .tex report with my wife. She's on a Windows machine and I'm running Linux over here; we've decided to encode our report in ISO-8859-1 (i.e., we use ...
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Tables with multiple panels in LaTeX, R and Sweave

I would like to know what the accepted Sweave/R/LaTeX solution is for producing tables with "panels": multiple parts, which may or may not contain the same columns, combined into one table. The ...
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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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TikZ: Regression Line with Residuals

Desired Output I made this diagram in R with ggplot2. Now I want to reproduce this diagram with Tikz. My MWE is: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} ...
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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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How to incorporate a TEXMF tree managed by distro's package manager when using TeX Live from upstream on a GNU/Linux system?

I am using upstream's TeX Live on a GNU/Linux system with default paths except for the use of symbolic links to facilitate switching between different versions of TL. So, for example, TEXMFMAIN is ...
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R+LaTex to HTML5 better than pdf?

I use R together with ggmap, ggplot2, Rstudio, knitr, and beamer to produce presentations in pdf. Soon I hope to have time to learn TikZ too. I have not moved to Markdown because I appreciate the ...
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How to Insert into Latex a Text File whose name is a variable?

I need to insert a text file into LaTeX. But text file names are different for different projects. So I want to define text file name as a variable and refer to the variable when inserting the text I ...
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How to build Knitr document from the command line

I would like to compile a knitr document from the command line. With Sweave, the sequence R CMD Sweave my_sweave_file.Rnw latex my_sweave_file.tex latex my_sweave_file.tex dvips my_sweave_file.dvi ...
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Error: Font ts1-zi4r at 540 not found

I use MikTeX in order to compile pdf files when creating R packages. Today I found out that I run into the following error: * checking PDF version of manual ... WARNING LaTeX errors when creating PDF ...
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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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Include Sweave input as verbatim

How do I keep Sweave from compiling things in a verbatim environment? For example: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{verbatim} <<>>= 1+1 @ \end{verbatim} \end{document} ...
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How to get correct dimensions for a ggplot2 plot in beamer

I have a beamer presentation made with Sweave that I'm preparing and was wanting to place some ggplot2 graphs in but the aspect ratio does not seem to come out correct. This is what is in my Rnw ...
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What tools are there to make LaTeX more viable at work

I do data mining in R, Python and various object oriented languages. I like using LaTeX to present my results; either to myself (i.e. use them for result interpretation/analysis) or to send to ...
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LaTeX techniques and templates for writing a book [closed]

I am about to write a couple of books using LaTeX. I am fairly used to producing small LaTeX articles using Sweave and R, but I have never written a book using LaTeX and I am not conversant with the ...
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tikzDevice is not getting sizes right (knitr)

I am using OSX, pdflatex, R (cran), tikz/tikzDevice and knitr to create my documents. My problem is that the font sizes of the produced tikZ-file do not match the LaTeX document font sizes. Result / ...
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R, Sweave, Hmisc: pretty-print numbers

I'm creating a LaTeX tables based on a matrix in R using the 'latex' function of the Hmisc package. dat = matrix(c(1000, 100, 10000, 10000), 2) latex(dat, file='') This works (as expected) ...
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Barchart with pgfplots with data from R

It took me a while to create a nice (... to some extent) bar chart with R which represents what I need. However I noticed it doesn't look very aesthetic in my Latex document. Sweave isn't a good ...
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Having trouble with pgfSweave and tikzDevice

On Ben Bolker's advice I started using pgfSweave and tikzDevice. I'm struggling with getting R graphs into LaTeX. This is my code for pgfSweave Rnw file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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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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Inconsistent output for R language operators when using listings package

A referee noticed that the <<- (assignment to a global) and %*% (matrix mult.) operators in a code listing I used were wrong. I am using the standard listings package (version 1.4 dated ...
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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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Sweave generating invalid LaTeX

I've encountered a problem when I'm using Sweave to convert an .Rnw file into a .tex file. Sweave is replacing three options from hyperref's \hypersetup block with the value NA. This is the section ...
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Compiling latex directly from R

I want to find a programmatic way of converting a .tex latex document to pdf. What I usually do, and this works in most cases, is to use: tools::texi2dvi(latexfile, pdf = TRUE, clean = TRUE) ...
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proper tool for charts in tex

I have scanned data graphics in a large ms written in TeX (of course). For copyright reasons I need to redraw these. My publisher may (sadly) decide not to use my source directly, so will need access ...
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Automating Adding Tables Fast to LateX from R? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I use a table generated by R in LaTeX? I use a lot of tables from R, and I find it cumbersome and very slow to type the "&" and "\" etc. to get the tables ...
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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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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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R-code linebreaks AND code highlighting in knitr

I used the great answer from @Sharpie on 19 Jan 2012 Getting Sweave code chunks to stay inside page margins? to get linebreaks in the R-code, but how can there be code highlighting (colors) too? ...
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Allow [ characters in tables without entering math-mode (from R)

I have R code that produces latex code like: \begin{tabular}{D{.}{.}{7}D{.}{.}{7}} \toprule \multicolumn{1}{c}{x} & \multicolumn{1}{c}{y} \\ \midrule [1, 5) & 1 \\ [1, 5) & 2 \\ [5, 8) ...
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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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Wider tables in LaTeX, which is the best solution?

Hi I have a LaTeX table code generated from R like the following \usepackage{rotating} ... \begin{sidewaystable} \begin{center} \small\addtolength{\tabcolsep}{-7pt} ...
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Multiple Tables Sweave/Latex

I am very new to LaTeX and Sweave but am excited that it may make my life much simpler when combined with R. What I am looking to do: Create multiple crosstabs, most likely in a loop. As a result, ...
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New R Logo with Tikz

I want to make the following new R logo with tikz. My MWE with output is: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[] \node[blue] at (0,0) {R}; \draw ...
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Sweave, Beamer and ggplot2

There's literally nothing on the internet showing how these work in conjunction with one another. I would really appreciate even the simplest example of a Rnw document that you would run with Sweave() ...
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How to comment in an R-chunk?

I'm quite new to both R and LaTeX, but I'm trying to work with both, using Sweave. I know you can comment in R using # and in LaTeX by using %. However, when I write a #comment in an R-chunk (between ...
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side-by-side xtables in Sweave

I use xtable to manage my tables in Sweave like this <<label=tab1, echo = FALSE, results = tex>>= print(xtable(Table1)) @ <<label=tab2, echo = FALSE, results = tex>>= ...
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How to print a LaTeX matrix using xtable in R

I'm trying to get R to print a matrix as a LaTeX matrix using xtable, using the LaTeX environment bmatrix. a <- matrix(rnorm(25), 5 ,5) x <- xtable(x) > print(x, floating=FALSE, ...
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How can I delete non-letter keywords (such as '<-')?

I am using the package to try and format my R code, and I don't like some of the things that are being treated as keywords (for the coloring scheme). However, when I specify deletekeywords={*,<-} ...
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Three dimensional Regression Plan with Residuals

In R, I can make three dimensional Regression plane with residuals with the following command scatter3d(prestige ~ income + education, data=Duncan) with scatter3d function from car R package. I ...
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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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longtable misplaced noalign

Question Why am I getting multiple misplaced \noalign errors? Reproducible example \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} \section{Table test} ...