# [R] Looking for knitr example for beginner (NO RStudio)

C W tmrsg11 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 19 02:50:25 CEST 2013

Hi,
@Yihui
When I am using a public computer, say university computer lab or
financial company.  I do not have control what to install.

I'm also very happy with R editor on OS X, it integrates with Mac
well.  As for my Mac Air, I am keeping installation to the minimal.

There are a lot links on your page, I don't understand what I am
reading.  What is Rnw, what is markdown?  As a newbie, it's above my
level.  I googled Rnw, it's refers to Sweave package, now I am
tracking back to Sweave.

As a user, I want to spend more time using the package, not installing.

@Simon: thanks, I will definitely rename the extension.  I really hope
there will be a more thorough description somewhere soon.

Mike

On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 4:50 PM, Simon Zehnder <szehnder at uni-bonn.de> wrote:
> Hi Mike,
>
> if you browse the folders, you find always the Rscript binary (the executable) under /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Versions/.../Resources/Rscript.
>
> Do not forget to give your tex file the extension .Rnw! Then surround each Rcode with <<write here a name....add later further options (important one; results = 'asis')>>= Here your r code as you do it in the R shell .... at the end a @. Always inside the \begin{document} \end{document} tags.
>
>
>
> Best
>
> Simon
>
> On Jul 18, 2013, at 10:22 PM, C W <tmrsg11 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Thanks, Simon.  I would never figured it out!
>>
>> I apologize if I sound frustrated, because I am.
>>
>> @package author: you have a great package, but I think a lot of the
>> directions are hand waving.  For the newbies, this leads to more
>> confusion.
>>
>> @Berend: I am using OS X.
>>
>> Mike
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 4:19 PM, Berend Hasselman <bhh at xs4all.nl> wrote:
>>>
>>> On 18-07-2013, at 22:09, C W <tmrsg11 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/85154/knitr-with-texworks/85165#85165
>>>>
>>>> In step 3: "add the executable file (step 3)".
>>>>
>>>> What is the executable file?  Locate package knitr directory path in R?
>>>>
>>>
>>> From the window:  Executable ==> Program. So the executable is Rscript.exe.
>>>
>>>
>>> Berend
>>>
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