[R] Transferring results from R to MS Word
Greg.Snow at imail.org
Mon Oct 27 18:12:57 CET 2008
Any timing is of course your decision, but my observation (being one of my company's test cases for updating office) is that transitioning from MSWord 2003 to OpenOffice Writer will be less work/stress than transitioning from MSWord 2003 to MSWord 2007.
Gregory (Greg) L. Snow Ph.D.
Statistical Data Center
greg.snow at imail.org
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tom Backer Johnsen [mailto:backer at psych.uib.no]
> Sent: Saturday, October 25, 2008 1:00 AM
> To: Greg Snow
> Cc: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: Re: [R] Transferring results from R to MS Word
> Greg Snow wrote:
> > You may want to try the odfWeave package. It uses openoffice which
> can read and write MSWord documents. This is an alternative to the
> HTML > Excel > Word route.
> Now that is an interesting alternative. Not for this term though, to
> get the students to learn R and at the same time to change word
> processor would be far from optimal.
> > --
> > Gregory (Greg) L. Snow Ph.D.
> > Statistical Data Center
> > Intermountain Healthcare
> > greg.snow at imail.org
> > 801.408.8111
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: r-help-bounces at r-project.org [mailto:r-help-bounces at r-
> >> project.org] On Behalf Of Tom Backer Johnsen
> >> Sent: Friday, October 24, 2008 1:31 PM
> >> To: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> >> Subject: [R] Transferring results from R to MS Word
> >> R-users
> >> At the moment I am teaching a course on the use of R for data
> >> Part of course requirements involves the transfer of results from
> >> to
> >> something that resembles the APA (American Psychological
> >> type tables to MS Word. Until now I have used the HTML function in
> >> R2HTML library, with a call like this:
> >> HTML(summary(model1), file("clipboard", "w"), digits=4)
> >> Where "model1" is an object containing results from a linear model
> >> (function lm ()). I have to add that I do not remember where I got
> >> digits argument from. The main point is that the output is
> >> to Excel as the first step where the output can be deleted and
> >> in order to produce a correctly formatted table according to APA
> >> standards which then is transferred to MS Word with a copy and paste
> >> operation.
> >> The problem is simply that what is tranferred to Excel varies with
> >> you throw at the HTML function. Nothing is rounded of with an lm()
> >> model. With a function like sd () I seem to consistently get 2
> >> points transferred, less than what I want, while there are
> >> in
> >> respect to the number of decimals when I transfer the result on the
> >> summary () using a frame as the argument.
> >> The optimal thing for me (and the students) would be to consistently
> >> have all the decimals tranferred to Excel, any rounding to could be
> >> done
> >> there before the transfer of the table to MS Word. Alternatively,
> >> something like the argument digits=x works in a consistent manner
> >> at least most objects.
> >> So:
> >> What do I tell my students on what to do using R2HTML in order to
> >> obtain
> >> consistent results?
> >> Alternativly: are there other alternatives I and my students could
> >> for the transfer of results from R via Excel to MS Word?
> >> I really would appreciate some suggestions.
> >> Tom
> >> ______________________________________________
> >> R-help at r-project.org mailing list
> >> https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help
> >> PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-
> >> guide.html
> >> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
> | Tom Backer Johnsen, Psychometrics Unit, Faculty of Psychology |
> | University of Bergen, Christies gt. 12, N-5015 Bergen, NORWAY |
> | Tel : +47-5558-9185 Fax : +47-5558-9879 |
> | Email : backer at psych.uib.no URL : http://www.galton.uib.no/ |
More information about the R-help