[ESS] knitr

Yihui Xie xie at yihui.name
Tue Oct 2 21:50:38 CEST 2012

Just tested with the SVN source and it works perfect. Thanks!

Yihui Xie <xieyihui at gmail.com>
Phone: 515-294-2465 Web: http://yihui.name
Department of Statistics, Iowa State University
2215 Snedecor Hall, Ames, IA

On Tue, Oct 2, 2012 at 1:20 PM, Vitalie Spinu <spinuvit at gmail.com> wrote:
>   >> Yihui Xie <xie at yihui.name>
>   >> on Sat, 2 Jun 2012 10:48:40 -0400 wrote:
>   > I asked knitr users about the ESS support and here is one contribution
>   > from them: http://sjp.co.nz/posts/emacs-ess-knitr/ It seems to be in
>   > rough edges, but should be a good proof of concept.
>   > I will be glad if knitr is going to the official ESS. As Vitalie
>   > mentioned, the noweb support can be backend independent, so that
>   > users can define how to weave the Rnw file.
> I have just added knitr processor for Rnw files to the trunk. That is,
> there is a customizable ess-swv-processor variable, which, if set to
> 'knitr, makes "M-n s" to knit instead of Sweave, and "M-n T" to purl
> instead of Stangle.
> There are also specialized ess-swv-knit and ess-swv-purl bound to "M-n
> r" and "M-n u" exactly as in the above add-on by Simon Potter.
> Will be available in a patch release pretty soon.
>   > Or you can take an even further step to support other file formats
>   > like R HTML, R Markdown, R reStructuredText, ... (knitr supports all
>   > of them) It will be cool to be able to knit() and preview an HTML file
>   > with ESS. From our experience, LaTeX really stopped many people from
>   > playing with literate programming with R.
> This functionality is unfortunately delayed, but will be available in
> the next version of ESS.
>     Best,
>     Vitalie.

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