[R] a question about "latex" in Hmisc and .dvi file
Duncan Murdoch
murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Thu May 13 16:53:16 CEST 2010
On 13/05/2010 10:48 AM, Uwe Ligges wrote:
> On 13.05.2010 16:32, Felipe Carrillo wrote:
> > HI:
> > If you don't mind me asking this question about latex:
> > Based on Duncan's comment:
> > "The print method for "latex" objects tries to run latex and then display the resulting .dvi file. (Or maybe it runs pdflatex and displays the .pdf file)."
> > Where in MikTex can I change to pdflatex? everytime I use latex it displays the dvi file which is a problem because tables that I want to see landscaped don't work. Thanks
>
>
> Run pdflatex rather than latex?
>
Or if using texify, use the --pdf option.
Duncan Murdoch
> Uwe Ligges
>
>
> > Felipe D. Carrillo
> > Supervisory Fishery Biologist
> > Department of the Interior
> > US Fish& Wildlife Service
> > California, USA
> >
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----
> >> From: Duncan Murdoch<murdoch.duncan at gmail.com>
> >> To: "Shi, Tao"<shidaxia at yahoo.com>
> >> Cc: r-help at r-project.org
> >> Sent: Wed, May 12, 2010 1:40:50 PM
> >> Subject: Re: [R] a question about "latex" in Hmisc
> >>
> >> On 12/05/2010 4:33 PM, Shi, Tao wrote:
> >> Hi Ista,
> >>
> >> Thanks
> >> for the reply!
> >>
> >> You actually misunderstood me. I never
> >> objected the "tmp<- latex(x)" method (in fact, that's what I'm doing now in
> >> my .Rnw file). As I stated in my original post, I'm simply curious about
> >> what causes the error window and wanted to get to the bottom of
> >> it.
> >>
> > latex(x) returns an object of class "latex". When
> >> you don't assign it, it prints. The print method for "latex" objects tries
> >> to run latex and then display the resulting .dvi file. (Or maybe it runs
> >> pdflatex and displays the .pdf file).
> >
> > If you can't run latex, you can't
> >> print those objects. That's why you're getting an error.
> >
> > Duncan
> >> Murdoch
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