# Re: [Rd] bizarre signif stars in Sweave latex

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Mon 22 Aug 2005 - 06:42:21 GMT

What locale is this?

My guess is that this is a UTF-8 locale. If so, you need to tell latex the input is in UTF-8, which you can do in the current LaTeX release (you need 2003/12/01). As I recall you do this by

\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}

On Sun, 21 Aug 2005, Charles Geyer wrote:

> 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
>
> http://www.stat.umn.edu/geyer/aster/library/aster/doc/tutor.pdf
>
> 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
>
> <<foo,include=FALSE,echo=FALSE>>=
> 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
> charlie@stat.umn.edu
>
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