Re: [R] Research Notes

From: Thibaut Jombart <jombart_at_biomserv.univ-lyon1.fr>
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2008 15:50:03 +0200

Barry Rowlingson wrote:
> I use a thing called 'Plain Text File'...
>
> Basically I keep a file called 'NOTES.txt' in each project directory I
> work in and keep it updated as I work. I keep note of where data comes
> from, what I do to it, what various functions do and so on. Then I can
> use Unix command-line tools such as 'grep' and 'find' to search them.
>
> I wouldn't dream of using a proprietary tool with a proprietary and
> closed format for this kind of thing EVER. If you want something more
> sophisticated than my Plain Text File solution then keep a 'NOTES.tex'
> file then you can include equations and graphics. Plus it's then trivial
> to cut things out of it into your final reports and papers.
>
And for a small amount of additional pain, one can use Sweave. It is much more powerful than tex alone and this assures a perfect match between commands and outputs.

Best,

Thibaut.

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