Re: [R] Editors which have strong/solid support for SWeave?

From: A.J. Rossini <>
Date: Wed 05 Jul 2006 - 22:23:09 EST

On 7/5/06, Chuck Cleland <> wrote:
> A.J. Rossini wrote:
> > What I'm wondering about is can you have both the LaTeX and R
> "advantages"
> > that WinEDT provides available at the same time? (does it handle the
> modes
> > in a context-sensitive way within the same document, or do you have to
> use
> > one or the other, or do you just have to be careful?)
> As far as I know, you have to use one mode or the other. I write the
> *.Rnw file in R mode (via RWinEdt). I then Sweave the *.Rnw file and
> open the *.tex file it creates in LaTeX mode. There is typically
> nothing I do with the *.tex file other than turning it into PDF (and I
> do this within WinEdt in LaTeX mode). If anyone has a different
> approach they think is superior, I would like to hear about it too.

Emacs/ESS. But "superior" is in the eye of the beholder :-).

Muttenz, Switzerland.
"Commit early,commit often, and commit in a repository from which we can easily
roll-back your mistakes" (AJR, 4Jan05).

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