[R] the making of _R_ eBooks

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Mar 23 13:13:21 CET 2015

On 23/03/2015 08:50, Dr. Wolfgang Lindner wrote:
> Dear list members,
> I like the look and feel of the eBook versions of the R manuals very much.
> So I would like to generate eBooks (teaching material etc) in that look.
> Q1: is there a description how the _R_ ebooks have been produced?
> Q2: which (free) software was used for them?
> Q3: any other recommendations?

fortunes::fortune(14) applies.  In this case TM is

> Seaching the internet gives me e.g.
> [1]
> https://sites.google.com/site/richardbyrnepdsite/ebooks-and-audiobooks/create-your-own-ebooks
> [2]  opensource.com/life/13/8/how-create-ebook-open-source-way
> [3]
> http://scottnesbitt.net/ubuntublog/creating-a-ebook-with-libreoffice-writer/
> but I m not sure, if there are better possibilities..
> Thanks for any hint or link by expert R users.
> Wolfgang Lindner
> Leichlingen, Germany

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Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Emeritus Professor of Applied Statistics, University of Oxford
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