Re: [R] R and Power Point

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Wed 15 Feb 2006 - 03:18:37 EST

On 2/14/2006 11:12 AM, Henrik Bengtsson wrote:
> 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.

Thanks. That gives a bit more than I want, but it gives me some leads to go fixing things...

Duncan Murdoch



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