Re: [R] trouble with \SweaveOpts{grdevice=...}

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2011 18:52:00 -0400

On 11-04-14 12:29 PM, Liviu Andronic wrote:
> Dear all
> I've just tried the brand new 'grdevice' option in Sweave but couldn't
> make it work. When I declare
> \SweaveOpts{grdevice=pdf}
>
> or
> \SweaveOpts{grdevice=cairo_pdf}
>
> trying to plot something simple
> <<fig=T, echo=T>>=
> plot(1:10,1:10,main='Some title')
> @
>
> would result in an Sweave error:
> 18:16:47.299: 1 : term verbatim
> 18:16:47.308: 2 : echo term verbatim pdf pdf
> 18:16:47.391: Error in dev(name = chunkprefix, width = options$width,
> height = options$height, :
> 18:16:47.392: unused argument(s) (name = chunkprefix)
> 18:16:47.393: Calls: Sweave -> <Anonymous> -> dev
> 18:16:47.396: Execution halted
> Systemcall.cpp(238): Systemcall: 'Rscript --verbose --no-save
> --no-restore "/usr/local/share/lyx-svn/scripts/lyxsweave.R"
> "/tmp/lyx_tmpdir.J15281/lyx_tmpbuf5/""newfile2.Rnw"
> "/tmp/lyx_tmpdir.J15281/lyx_tmpbuf5/""newfile2.tex" ISO-8859-15
> "/tmp/"' finished with exit code 1
> Error: Cannot convert file
> ----------------------------------------
> An error occurred while running:
> Rscript --verbose --no-save --no-restore
> "/usr/local/share/lyx-svn/scripts/lyxsweave.R"
> "/tmp/lyx_tmpdir.J15281/lyx_tmpbuf5/""newfile2.Rnw"
> "/tmp/lyx_tmpdir.J15281/lyx_tmpbuf5/""newfile2.tex" ISO-8859-15 "/tmp/"
> 18:16:47.978: Error while previewing format: pdf2
>
>
> If I comment out the statement
> %\SweaveOpts{grdevice=pdf}
>
> the compilation proceeds as expected. Hoping that it gets through, I'm
> attaching the Sweave file. Am I doing something wrong?

Yes, you need to use a function with arguments as listed in the ?RweaveLatex help page. It should have arg list (name, width, height, ...). The pdf() function does not.

Duncan Murdoch

>
> Regards
> Liviu
>
>
>> sessionInfo()
> R version 2.13.0 (2011-04-13)
> Platform: x86_64-pc-linux-gnu (64-bit)
>
> locale:
> [1] LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 LC_NUMERIC=C
> [3] LC_TIME=en_US.UTF-8 LC_COLLATE=en_US.UTF-8
> [5] LC_MONETARY=C LC_MESSAGES=en_US.UTF-8
> [7] LC_PAPER=en_US.UTF-8 LC_NAME=C
> [9] LC_ADDRESS=C LC_TELEPHONE=C
> [11] LC_MEASUREMENT=en_US.UTF-8 LC_IDENTIFICATION=C
>
> attached base packages:
> [1] stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
>
>
>
>
>
>
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