[R] miktex 2.6 and R

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Sun May 20 17:11:22 CEST 2007

On 20/05/2007 9:24 AM, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> On Sun, 20 May 2007, Steven Lacey wrote:
>> I am new to Latex and in the process of installing miktex to work with R on
>> windows XP professional. From earlier posts, I see that fptex was the
>> preferred version, but it is no longer available. Now miktex is preferred.
> In what sense is it 'no longer available'?  The URLs given in the
> 'R Installation and Administration' manual still work and still lead to 
> fptex.
>> However, there are known issues with finding the style files in version 2.4.
>> Fortunately, www.murdoch-sutherland.com/Rtools/mikitex.html provides a
>> series of workarounds.
> That document (misspelled, BTW) is years old.

Yes, and I've now added a line to it to point out that it is obsolete.

Duncan Murdoch

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