[R] Avoid Sweave from stopping on errors

Douglas Bates dmbates at gmail.com
Wed Sep 7 19:36:23 CEST 2005

On 9/7/05, Doran, Harold <HDoran at air.org> wrote:
> You could use <<eval=FALSE>>= and the code inside the chunk will not be evaluated. I suppose two other options could be to comment out the bad code inside the code chunk or to use verbatim to make it look like a code chunk in your output.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch [mailto:r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Vincent Goulet
> Sent: Wednesday, September 07, 2005 11:44 AM
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> Subject: [R] Avoid Sweave from stopping on errors
> Hi all,
> Is there an option in Sweave to avoid it from stopping on a code chunk with an error? (I purposefully want to include code with an error in class notes.)
> I suspect the answer is "no" and that I will be pointed to options("error").
> That'd be fine, but which error parameter will just "do nothing" in case of an error?
> Thanks in advance!

Another option is to wrap the call that will produce an error in
try().  You still get the error report, etc. but execution does not

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