Re: [R] LyX and Sweave

From: Gorjanc Gregor <>
Date: Thu 28 Jul 2005 - 00:02:41 EST


> > Nope. That's what I also thought, but I was really amaized when discovered that
> > there is no need for this. You only need to set up noweb stuff as mentioned at

> > <>

> > and use article(noweb) for document style. Then everything (export and view
> > directly from LyX GUI) just works. As I said I was really surprised with it.
> > Try with SweaveNoweb.lyx and you will see. This way, one can skip my silly
> > ;)

> Ahh, now I get it. Still it needs some polishing, because after
> configuring LyX that way regular noweb will no longer work, but it
> shouldn't take too much of an effort to duplicate the noweb configs in
> LyX to recognise Sweave.

Nice isn't it.

> That certainly looks like the way to go, might give Sweave another
> strong push because people do no longer have to learn all of LaTeX ...

> If we make a clean solution then I think it shouldn't be too hard to
> convince the LyX guys to include it in their distribution -> that
> would make an out-of-the-box solution.

Yes, LyX developers should copy "noweb configuration" to "Sweave configuration" and add small (like yours at Sweave repository) and additionaly also import configuration you mentioned before. I strongly encourage you to send this to LyX developers.

Gregor mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide! Received on Thu Jul 28 00:09:19 2005

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