Re: [R] R-Latex question

From: Peter Dalgaard <>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 18:51:41 +0100

threshold wrote:
> Hi, maybe my question is not typical. I want to make R table-kind output to
> be readable immediately in Latex but I am struggling with symbol '\' needed
> for instance in '\hline'. For example when 'Table' is a matrix class object:
> cat("&",Table[1,1], "&",Table[1,2], "\n");flush.console()
> cat("\hline \n");flush.console()
> cat("&",Table[2,1], "&",Table[2,2], "\n");flush.console()
> etc, to have specific output which I can paste (or save) in latex readible
> format.
> but '\' was not accepted by R. Is there any way to over come this obstacle
> or maybe other way to 'implement' R table output into latex format
> thank you in advance
> rob
Double the backslashes and/or have a look at the "xtable" package.

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