[texworks] Sweave with Texworks - Update
Paul A Norman
paul.a.norman at gmail.com
Mon Aug 2 23:49:20 CEST 2010
Good presentation on your wordpress site thanks Chritopher, great you
worked it all out.
On 2 August 2010 02:48, Christopher David Desjardins
<cddesjardins at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Paul,
> Thanks for your reply. I am running Ubuntu 10.04 with texlive 2009 (if
> that matters) and R 2.11.1. My set seems to work wonderfully. I have
> blogged about it here -> http://cddesjardins.wordpress.com/
> My initial set up indeed involves working with a .Rnw extension.
> Some of your other suggestions (regarding colorizing syntax and creating
> a script) sounds interesting and I think I'll investigate them when I
> get some free time. For the moment, running Sweave (as I've written)
> creates a .tex file which I can then open in TeXworks and run pdflatex
> on. Additionally, I will either use TeXworks or gedit (GNOME's editor)
> as my R editor and copy/paste or source my file directly to R running in
> a terminal. So this set up works great for me.
> On Sun, 2010-08-01 at 18:12 +1200, Paul A Norman wrote:
>> Hi Chris,
>> Your basic set up seems right (I am not running Sweave but here are
>> some tips from http://stat.epfl.ch/webdav/site/stat/shared/Regression/EPFL-Sweave-powerdot.pdf)
>> Are you using an initial .Rnw or Snw extension for your first file(s)?
>> E.g. MyFile.Rnw
>> Assuming (as you are using CMD) you are on MSWindows, is Sweave in
>> your path statement? (Right Click MyComputer choose Properties /
>> Advanced / Environment Variables / under System Variables scroll to
>> Path and Click edit (carefully) edit the path ststement includung the
>> full path to your Sweave binary. OK, OK out.
>> Choose Sweave from the drop down beside the Green start arrow.
>> Run the Green arrow.
>> When Sweave runs it should produce a file with the same name stem but
>> .tex extension.
>> So MyFile.Rnw will produce a file MyFile.tex which you then need to
>> open in TeXWorks and run pdflatex (or what ever) over, (Change
>> dropdown to pdflatex and run green arrow), to get MyFile.pdf
>> You may want to try and see if you can edit
>> to make your Sweave in-document commands colour-ise in some useful
>> way, if you do you might want to consider adding that information to
>> the TeXWorks/issues as a resource perhaps (you might have alrteady
>> opened an issue 397 there)?
>> handles the processing of the Swaeve file and then opens the result in
>> the TexWorks editor for you.
>> Hope this helps ...
>> On 1 August 2010 05:48, Christopher Desjardins <cddesjardins at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > I think I got this to work properly. Here's what I did.
>> > Edit -> Preferences...
>> > Processing tools -> click the '+'
>> > Name: Sweave
>> > Program: R
>> > Arguments: CMD
>> > Sweave
>> > $fullname
>> > Is there anything else I should do?
>> > Chris
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