[Rd] Sweave tokens not in column 1: enhancement request

From: David.Epstein <David.Epstein_at_warwick.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2011 13:59:44 -0700 (PDT)


When I re-use a code chunk in Sweave, together with keep.source=TRUE, I would like to follow usual programming conventions in which the amount of white space on the left indicates logical structure. It seems that one can't do this in Sweave, or am I wrong?

for (i in ind) {

    do such-and-such and then
    <<code chunk 20>>
    do something-else

}

Sweave will say that << is an error. Would it be difficult to change Sweave so that formatting in the conventional way becomes possible? I'm thinking both of the .Rnw file and of the final output in the .pdf or .ps file.

Thanks
David

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