[R] Correct notation for functions, packages when using LaTex

Kevin E. Thorpe kevin.thorpe at utoronto.ca
Thu Dec 10 18:14:39 CET 2015

On 12/10/2015 12:10 PM, Erin Hodgess wrote:
> Hello everyone!
> I am writing up something (quickly) using LaTex and periodically refer to R
> functions and packages.
> What is the correct way to put those into LaTex, please?  I know that R
> itself is {\tt R}, but am not sure about the others.
> Thanks for any help,
> Sincerely,
> Erin
> PS  Or should I just be doing this in R Studio, even though there is no
> code, please?

When I refer to R function in a LaTeX document I tend to use \texttt{} 
(same as your {\tt } construct). Historical convention rendered computer 
code in a monospace font (akin to Courier) so that's what I follow.

Kevin E. Thorpe
Head of Biostatistics,  Applied Health Research Centre (AHRC)
Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's
Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health
University of Toronto
email: kevin.thorpe at utoronto.ca  Tel: 416.864.5776  Fax: 416.864.3016

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