[R] How to generate a report with graphics and tables?

Frank E Harrell Jr feh3k at spamcop.net
Wed Jan 28 22:44:23 CET 2004

On Wed, 28 Jan 2004 22:01:05 +0100
Olaf Bürger <obuerger at ginko.de> wrote:

> Hello R-Users,
> I have some data sets which change on a daily bases. So far I have 
> imported  these sets into R, done all my evaluations resulting in a 
> couple of plots, charts and tables of numbers which I copy&pasted via 
> clipboard into Powerpoint.
> The procedure is always the same and I wonder, whether there is no 
> easier way for doing so. Is there some type of "report generator" 
> available or some HowTo on this.
> Can anybody give me a hint on where to look for?
> Regards,
> Olaf Bürger

For many reports Sweave (part of the tools package in R) is what you want,
in conjunction with LaTeX.  For customized reports see

LaTeX is necessary to do the job right, in my opinion.
Frank E Harrell Jr   Professor and Chair           School of Medicine
                     Department of Biostatistics   Vanderbilt University

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