[Rd] bizarre signif stars in Sweave latex

From: Charles Geyer <charlie_at_stat.umn.edu>
Date: Sun 21 Aug 2005 - 23:55:04 GMT

OK. I give up. I'll ask a stupid question. How do I get the $!#@*$ signif stars line printed by summaries to not look extremely bizarre in the latex produced by Sweave? For example, see p. 7 of


I can see what the problem is. R emits non-ascii characters (as it is supposed to do), Sweave puts them in the tex file, and latex can't handle them. But I don't see the solution.

Hmmmm. Well I just discovered a kludge

Sys.setlocale(category = "LC_ALL", locale = "C") @

at the beginning of the Rnw file. But is that TRT (the Right Thing)?

Charles Geyer
Professor, School of Statistics
University of Minnesota

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