Re: [R] R and Power Point

From: Henrik Bengtsson <hb_at_maths.lth.se>
Date: Wed 15 Feb 2006 - 03:12:43 EST

On 2/14/06, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch@stats.uwo.ca> 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.
>
> Duncan Murdoch
>
> 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.

A "ten second - I have to run - cross my fingers that I'm correct" reply: one way is to use pre-defined templates. Try to add

\useoutertheme{infolines}

which should give you a line of author, short title, date, and *frame* number.

/Henrik

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