Re: [R] Best use of LaTeX listings package for pretty printing R code

From: Frank E Harrell Jr <f.harrell_at_vanderbilt.edu>
Date: Thu 28 Sep 2006 - 12:07:42 GMT

Michael Kubovy wrote:
> I tried to use Frank's formatting improvements to compile
> Sweave-produced .tex, but it doesn't seem to make a difference. Advice?

I've been hoping that Fritz would put in hooks for pretty printing of code but I don't think it's there yet. If you tried any special hooks and that didn't work please let us know.

Frank

>
> On Sep 25, 2006, at 9:31 AM, Frank E Harrell Jr wrote:
>

>> This is what I have been using.  Does anyone have a better way?  In
>> particular I would like to see letters in comment strings not stretched
>> so much.  Thanks -Frank
>>
>> \documentclass{article}
>> \usepackage{listings,relsize}
>> \lstloadlanguages{R}
>> \newcommand{\lil}[1]{\lstinline|#1|}
>>
>> \begin{document}
>> \lstset{language=R,basicstyle=\smaller,commentstyle=\rmfamily\smaller,
>>   showstringspaces=false,%
>>   xleftmargin=4ex,literate={<-}{{$\leftarrow$}}1 {~}{{$\sim$}}1}
>> \lstset{escapeinside={(*}{*)}}   % for (*\ref{ }*) inside lstlistings (S
>> code)
>> \begin{lstlisting}
>> a <- b   # this is a test line
>> if(i==3) {  # another line, for y^2
>>   y <- 3^3
>>   z <- 'this string'
>>   qqcat <- y ~ pol(x,2)
>> } else y <- 4
>> \end{lstlisting}
>> That was \lstinline|x <- 22| \lil{q <- 'cat'}.
>> \end{document}

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