Re: [R] Sweave error in example code

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Tue 01 Aug 2006 - 05:35:47 EST

On Mon, 31 Jul 2006, Sundar Dorai-Raj wrote:

>
>
> LL wrote:
> > Hi.. I am running R version 2.3.1 on a Windows XP machine with the latest Miktex 2.5 installed. I get no errors from R when running the Sweave example,
> >
> > testfile <- system.file("Sweave", "Sweave-test-1.Rnw", package = "utils")
> >
> > However, when I tex the resulting .tex file (after installing a4.sty) I get the error below.
> >
> > This is pdfeTeX, Version 3.141592-1.30.6-2.2 (MiKTeX 2.5 RC 1)
> > entering extended mode
> > (Sweave-test-1.tex
> > LaTeX2e <2005/12/01>
> > Babel <v3.8g> and hyphenation patterns for english, dumylang, nohyphenation, ge
> > rman, ngerman, french, loaded.
> > ("C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\tex\latex\base\article.cls"
> > Document Class: article 2005/09/16 v1.4f Standard LaTeX document class
> > ("C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\tex\latex\base\size10.clo"))
> > ("C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\tex\latex\ltxmisc\a4wide.sty"
> > ("C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.5\tex\latex\ntgclass\a4.sty"))
> > ! Missing \endcsname inserted.
> > <to be read again>
> > \protect
> > l.11 \begin
> > {document}
> > ?
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> >
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>
> This works for me. However, when I ran this, MiKTeX prompted me to
> install the ntgclass package, which I did. Everything ran smoothly after
> that. I'm using R-2.3.1 with MiKTeX 2.4 in WinXP Pro.

But he is using MiKTeX 2.5: looks like a problem with MiKTeX, as the latex error is in the initial processing.

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