[R] nice report generator?

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Wed Dec 7 23:43:59 CET 2011

On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 5:26 PM, Richard M. Heiberger <rmh at temple.edu> wrote:
> Michael,
> that is a challenge.
> I accept it and suggest that it be a contest on the R-help list.
> Please post a pdf file showing some (more than one) tables that you think
> look better in Excel than in LaTeX.
> I,and probably some others, will send our versions of the tables.
> I think a new email thread with an appropriate catchy title would be the
> way to do it.

The problem is that its drop dead easy in Excel but its not readily
accessible in R and latex (as opposed to the problem being raw
capability). Simply exhibiting how to do it is not enough.  What is
needed is a function, accessible from CRAN, with a bunch of built in
themes that are easy to apply:

latex(DF, theme = "cherry orchard")

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