[R] LyX and Sweave

Gorjanc Gregor Gregor.Gorjanc at bfro.uni-lj.si
Wed Jul 27 16:02:41 CEST 2005


>  > Nope. That's what I also thought, but I was really amaized when discovered that
>  > there is no need for this. You only need to set up noweb stuff as mentioned at

>  > <http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.editors.lyx.general/18847>

>  > and use article(noweb) for document style. Then everything (export and view 
>  > directly from LyX GUI) just works. As I said I was really surprised with it. 
>  > Try with SweaveNoweb.lyx and you will see. This way, one can skip my silly
>  > Sweave.sh ;)

> Ahh, now I get it. Still it needs some polishing, because after
> configuring LyX that way regular noweb will no longer work, but it
> shouldn't take too much of an effort to duplicate the noweb configs in
> LyX to recognise Sweave.

Nice isn't it.

> That certainly looks like the way to go, might give Sweave another
> strong push because people do no longer have to learn all of LaTeX ...

> If we make a clean solution then I think it shouldn't be too hard to
> convince the LyX guys to include it in their distribution -> that
> would make an out-of-the-box solution.

Yes, LyX developers should copy "noweb configuration" to "Sweave configuration" and
add small (like yours at Sweave repository) Sweave.sh and additionaly also
import configuration you mentioned before. I strongly encourage you to 
send this to LyX developers.


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