RE: [Rd] \middle in Rd.sty conflicts with newer LaTeX?

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Fri 02 Jul 2004 - 18:15:58 EST


We have now tracked down what \middle was used for, and it was last needed 4 years ago. So it can be removed, and has been in R-devel.

On Fri, 2 Jul 2004, Henrik Bengtsson wrote:

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: r-devel-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch
> > [mailto:r-devel-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Na Li
> > Sent: Thursday, July 01, 2004 7:21 PM
> > To: r-devel@stat.math.ethz.ch
> > Subject: Re: [Rd] \middle in Rd.sty conflicts with newer LaTeX?
> >
> >
> > On 1 Jul 2004, Brian Ripley uttered the following:
> >
> > > The conflict is with e-tex. Please use latex, not e-latex.
> > >
> > > This comes up on MikTeX (Windows) too. We'll try to work
> > around this
> > > for the next release.
> >
> > Thanks. However I couldn't figure out how to have etex run
> > in compatibility mode with GWTeX. For now I just changed
>
> See Duncan Murdoch's "Using MiKTeX with R for Windows" at
>
> http://www.murdoch-sutherland.com/Rtools/miktex.html
>
> and it tells you how. If you can't get e-tex compatibility mode to work,
> just go for "plain" tex, latex, and pdftex; it works for me with MikTeX v2.4
> and R v1.9.0.
>
> > \middle -> \Rmiddle in Rd.sty and everything seems to be
> > working. I did some poking around and did not find \middle
> > is used anywhere except in Rd.sty.
> >
> > Michael
> >
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> Henrik Bengtsson
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