Re: [R] Sweave (R?) font encoding problems

From: <Friedrich.Leisch_at_tuwien.ac.at>
Date: Sat 29 Oct 2005 - 12:17:28 EST

>>>>> On Mon, 31 Oct 2005 16:46:24 +0100, >>>>> Luís Torgo (LT) wrote:

> Dear R list,
> I'm having some problems with font encodings when using R+Sweave+Latex in my
> native language: Portuguese.

> My environment:
> Kubuntu 5.10 Linux
> $> uname -a
> Linux nassa 2.6.12-9-686 #1 Mon Oct 10 13:25:32 BST 2005 i686 GNU/Linux

  R> R.version
> _
> platform i486-pc-linux-gnu
> arch i486
> os linux-gnu
> system i486, linux-gnu
> status
> major 2
> minor 1.1
> year 2005
> month 06
> day 20
> language R
  R> Sys.getlocale()
> [1]
> "LC_CTYPE=pt_PT.utf-8;LC_NUMERIC=C;LC_TIME=pt_PT.utf-8;LC_COLLATE=pt_PT.utf-8;LC_MONETARY=pt_PT.utf-8;LC_MESSAGES=pt_PT.utf-8;LC_PAPER=C;LC_NAME=C;LC_ADDRESS=C;LC_TELEPHONE=C;LC_MEASUREMENT=C;LC_IDENTIFICATION=C"
  R> localeToCharset()
> [1] "ISO8859-1"

> Here is a small example trying to replicate my problems:

> File:exp.Rnw
> ================================
> \documentclass[10pt,twoside]{article}
> \usepackage[dvips]{graphicx}
> \usepackage[portuges]{babel}
> \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc}
> \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}

You use a UTF-8 locale but load latin1 input encoding in latex -> that cannot work.

Try

\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}

and no special fontenc setting -> works for me for Austrian German.

HTH,

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