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'pinp' is not 'PNAS'

A 'PNAS'-alike style for 'rmarkdown', derived from the 'Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America' ('PNAS', see <https://www.pnas.org>) 'LaTeX' style, and adapted for use with 'markdown' and 'pandoc'.

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Pinp is not PNAS

Motivation

The template provided by the PNAS Article template in the rticles package makes it very easy and convenient to create attractive looking two-column papers with an option to switch to a one-column paper.

There were however a few changes we wanted to make such as the use of standard natbib citations, more extended use of color, a different font as well as the removal of a number of PNAS-specific title page items as well as general code and use simplification via a single LaTeX class file. So this pinp package started.

Example

Pinp Vignette

As of release 0.0.2, the package now has a vignette:

Rcpp Vignette

A complete pdf example of the two-column default template is provided here by the new introductory Rcpp vignette, which is itself based on our PeerJ Prepint.

A screenshot of the first two pages:

and the next two pages, showing a two-column figure

followed by pages five and six

and the final two pages:

Other Rcpp vignettes have been converted as well.

Status

The package is working as expected, and available via CRAN.

Usage

Use the standard

install.packages("pinp")

to install it from CRAN, and then use as a Markdown template via RStudio, or use code such as

library(rmarkdown)
draft("mypaper.Rmd", template="pdf", package="pinp", edit=FALSE)
render("mypaper.Rmd")

to create a first draft of a new mypaper.Rmd.

Requirements

Beyond the R package dependencies, a working pandoc binary is needed. RStudio installs its own copy, otherwise do what is needed on your OS (i.e., something like sudo apt-get install pandoc pandoc-citeproc).

The pdf mode requires a fairly complete LaTeX installation, and has been used on Ubuntu and macOS. On Debian/Ubuntu, the following packages should provide a working set:

texlive-base
texlive-binaries
texlive-fonts-extra
texlive-fonts-recommended
texlive-generic-recommended
texlive-humanities
texlive-latex-base
texlive-latex-extra
texlive-latex-recommended
texlive-pictures
texlive-publishers
texlive-science

Authors

Dirk Eddelbuettel and James Balamuta, leaning on the earlier work by JJ et al in the rticles package.

The authors of the underlying PNAS LaTeX Style are not explicitedly listed, but PNAS refers to Overleaf.

License

GPL-3 for this package, as well as the short code taken with grateful acknowledgements from the rticles package.

The main PNAS LaTeX style file (and supporting files) are under the LPPL (LaTeX Project Public License) version 1.3 or later.

Functions in pinp

Name Description
pinp PNAS-alike two-column journal format.
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Vignettes of pinp

Name
bib.tex
pinp.Rmd
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Details

Type Package
Date 2018-07-16
URL http://dirk.eddelbuettel.com/code/pinp.html
BugReports https://github.com/eddelbuettel/pinp/issues
VignetteBuilder knitr
License GPL-3
RoxygenNote 6.0.1
NeedsCompilation no
Packaged 2018-07-17 01:23:49.906188 UTC; edd
Repository CRAN
Date/Publication 2018-07-17 04:40:03 UTC

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