[ESS] How to avoid garbled characters in output with noweb-mode

Douglas Bates bates at stat.wisc.edu
Sat Jan 31 15:11:55 CET 2009

On Sat, Jan 31, 2009 at 3:28 AM, Martin Maechler
<maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch> wrote:
>>>>>> "RMH" == Richard M Heiberger <rmh at temple.edu>
>>>>>>     on Fri, 30 Jan 2009 23:05:18 -0500 writes:
>    RMH> I think the easiest way is use the R option
>    RMH> options(useFancyQuotes=FALSE)
>    RMH> to tell R to use "'" and not "'" and "'"
> yes (where the "not .. and .. " really should contain Unicode (UTF-8)
> backquotes and forward quotes.
> An alternative that I have not tested for this specific case,
> but we have been using when working with German umlauts, French
> accents, etc is to allow LaTeX to work automatically with
> (many/most) unicode characters *in*  the *.tex file :
> \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}
> in the preamble of your *.tex / *.Rnw document.

Yet another possibility is to specify in the R

options(show.signif.codes = FALSE)

which some of us do all the time because we find those "stars" to be
objectionable.  Those who want stars on their p-values should be
required to buy SPSS. :-)

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