[R] One pdf file with plots and text output

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Oct 17 11:00:43 CEST 2007

On Wed, 17 Oct 2007, Rainer M Krug wrote:

> Hi
> I create one pdf file with plots via pdf() and one text file with text
> via sink() that works very nice. But I would prefer to have one pdf file
> with plots and the text which I store in the te=xt file via sink(). I.e.
> x.lm<-lm(...)
> pdf()
> plot(x.lm)
> dev.off()
> Is this possible or is there a different format which I could use?

You can easily post-process the files to obtain a single file.  Going from 
text to pdf involves many arbitrary choices, but a good text processor 
will help you make those and incorporate pdf figures: I would use 
pdflatex, but there are many other tools to do the job.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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