[R] One pdf file with plots and text output

Rainer M Krug Rainer+R-help at krugs.de
Wed Oct 17 11:02:12 CEST 2007

Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> 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.
Thanks for pointing out the post-processing route (I have done similar 
script based pdf creations via pdflatex before), but I would like to 
have something only for me to make it easier to read the results.
It does not need to be nicely layouted - just the text in the pdf in 
whatever font would be fine.

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