Re: [R] Sweave: controlling pointsize (pdf)

From: Lauri Nikkinen <lauri.nikkinen_at_iki.fi>
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2008 14:37:49 +0300

Yes, I think so too. I already tried with

options(SweaveHooks=list(fig=function() pdf(pointsize=10)))

but as you said it tries to open pdf device and Sweaving fails...

Best
Lauri

2008/6/27, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>:
> On 27/06/2008 7:12 AM, Lauri Nikkinen wrote:
> > pdf.options() seems to be a new function (from 2.7.0), so I quess I'll
> > have to upgrade or write my own hook function for Sweave. Thanks.
> >
>
> I'd recommend upgrading. I think it would be difficult to do this with a
> hook function: you'd basically need to close the pdf file that Sweave
> opened, and reopen it with new args --- but I don't think it's easy for you
> to determine the filename that Sweave would have used. You probably need to
> look at sys.frame(-2)$chunkprefix or something equally ugly.
>
> Duncan Murdoch
>
>
> >
> > Best
> > Lauri
> >
> > 2008/6/27, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>:
> >
> > > On 27/06/2008 6:23 AM, Lauri Nikkinen wrote:
> > >
> > > > I'm working with Windows XP and R 2.6.0
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > R.Version()
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > $platform
> > > > [1] "i386-pc-mingw32"
> > > >
> > > > -Lauri
> > > >
> > > > 2008/6/27, Lauri Nikkinen <lauri.nikkinen_at_iki.fi>:
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > Hello,
> > > > >
> > > > > Is there a way to control pointsize of pdf:s produced by Sweave? I
> > > > > would like to have the same pointsize from (not a working example)
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > You could use a pdf.options() call in an early chunk in the file, and it
> > > will apply to subsequent chunks.
> > >
> > > For some other cases you might want code to be executed before every
> figure;
> > > that could be put in a hook function (as described in ?Sweave, and in
> the
> > > Sweave manual).
> > >
> > > Duncan Murdoch
> > >
> > >
> > > >
> > > > > pdf(file="C:/temp/example.pdf", width=7, height=7, bg="white",
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > pointsize=10)
> > >
> > > >
> > > > > plot(1:10)
> > > > > etc..
> > > > > dev.off()
> > > > >
> > > > > as
> > > > >
> > > > > \documentclass[a4paper]{article}
> > > > > \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc}
> > > > > \usepackage[finnish]{babel}
> > > > > \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> \usepackage{C:/progra\string~1/R/R-26\string~1.0/share/texmf/Sweave}
> > >
> > > >
> > > > > <<fig=TRUE, width=7, height=7>>=
> > > > > plot(1:10)
> > > > > etc..
> > > > > @
> > > > >
> > > > > \end{document}
> > > > >
> > > > > Regards
> > > > > Lauri
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
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