[ESS] knitr

Mathieu Basille basille at ase-research.org
Thu Jun 7 15:24:56 CEST 2012

Le 07/06/2012 02:56, Vitalie Spinu a écrit :
>    >>  Michael Lawrence<lawrence.michael at gene.com>
>    >>  on Wed, 6 Jun 2012 13:27:52 -0700 wrote:
>    >  I had an idea that I explained in a separate thread re: evaluating
>    >  individual blocks. Obviously, that is going to depend on the backend
>    >  supporting single block evaluation, but it would be a neat feature to have.
> Besides evaluating chunks. Would be also good to have a partial
> evaluation/knitting of the file.  I often want to preview one beamer
> frame or a section without the weaving/knitting the whole file.

I also would like very much a partial evaluation. I'm not using knitr yet 
(lack of time, unfortunately), but this should be the same for Sweave if 
it's going to be backend independent. I often find myself willing to Sweave 
(and then compile) the document to a given point (usually when revising a 
Sweave document), and skip the rest of the content of the document (that 
is, at the exception of ending macros such as biblio, some R statements, 
and \end{document}). Ideally, what would be great to me would be a string 
of character to start and stop excluding any content (including LaTeX and 
R, i.e. more general that 'eval=FALSE, echo=FALSE' in every chunk) to 


> I guess this is an ESS task and not knitr's.
> Vitalie.
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