Re: [Rd] running Sweave from Windows XP Explorer

From: Gordon Smyth <smyth_at_wehi.edu.au>
Date: Mon 17 Jan 2005 - 15:53:52 EST

At 02:02 AM 17/01/2005, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
>On Sun, 16 Jan 2005, Uwe Ligges wrote:
>>Gordon K Smyth wrote:
>
>>>I'd like to create a suitable batch file or shortcut so that I can run
>>>Sweave on a .Rnw or .Rtex file simply by clicking on the file from
>>>Windows Explorer in Windows XP (as I do with latex, bibtex etc). This
>>>looks tantalisingly possible using R CMD BATCH or Rterm possibly in
>>>combination with a .bat file. Has anyone succeeded is setting it up and
>>>would give me a pointer?
>
>>As a very simple starting *idea*, a batch file could look like, e.g.,
>>
>> R CMD BATCH --no-save c:/myscripts/MakeSweave.R
>> texi2dvi --pdf %1.tex
>> gsview32 %1.pdf
>>
>>
>>with MakeSweave.R:
>>
>> library(tools)
>> for(i in list.files(pattern = "\\.Rnw$")) Sweave(i)
>
>Another idea would be
>
>rterm --no-save --args "%1" < c:/myscripts/MakeSweave.R > "%1.log"
>
>where MakeSweave.R was
>
>library(tools)
>args <- commandArgs()
>inp <- args[length(args)]
>Sweave(inp)
>base <- sub("\.(Rnw|Rtex)$", "", inp)
>texi2dvi(paste("base", ".tex", sep=""), pdf=TRUE)
>shell.exec(paste("base", ".pdf", sep=""))
>
>Worked for me (in R-devel) on the example in utils/Sweave.

Works for me too. Very nice. Thanks to you both.

Gordon

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