Re: [R] R and Power Point

From: Michael Kubovy <>
Date: Wed 15 Feb 2006 - 03:10:06 EST

Hi Duncan,

On Feb 14, 2006, at 9:26 AM, Duncan Murdoch wrote:

> On 2/14/2006 9:08 AM, Michael Kubovy wrote:
>> On Feb 14, 2006, at 1:46 AM, Erin Hodgess wrote:
>>> I'm using R in a time series class. ... I have decided to put
>>> together Power Point slides for the teaching. ... I am currently
>>> saving the R screen as WMF files and inserting them into
>>> PowerPoint. While this works, it seems that there might be a
>>> simpler method.
>> Hi Erin,
>> For presentations I use LaTeX with beamer.cls and Sweave to access
>> R. The results are legible and attractive. The method is not
>> simple at first, since you must understand how to use beamer.cls
>> and Sweave. But once you're in production mode, it's a delight.
>> I'd be happy to share templates.
> Please put some up on the web somewhere! I'm just learning beamer,
> and don't need it for R right now, but I'm sure I will eventually.

I'll do so soon, and let the list know. Before that, please ask, and I'll send you the .Rnw and .tex files.

> P.S. How do I add page numbers to slides? I see in the manual a
> section called "The Headline and Footline" that apparently tells me
> how to do it using an option "[page number]", but I don't see where
> to put that.

\setbeamertemplate{footline}[page number]

This works, but has side effects on the appearance of my theme (I use Warsaw) that I don't know yet how to deal with.

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