texPreview

Efficiently iterate, refine and share snippets of LaTeX in R with ease.

texPreview compiles LaTeX directly into images from the R console to view in the RStudio viewer pane, Shiny apps and RMarkdown documents.

Functionality

  • Supports: character, knitr, kableExtra, xtable, texreg, equatiomatic classes

  • Extendable: S3 methods can be written for the main call, texPreview::tex_preview, to use with new classes for rendering and printing.

  • Rstudio Addin: Users can highlight text in the editor and invoke preview automatically.

  • RMarkdown document compatible with all document outputs

  • Shiny compatible via shiny::renderImage or as part of htmlwidgets like slickR::slickR.

  • Pan and Zoom functionality: When the output is set to 'svg' the default output to the viewer is svgPanZoom::svgPanZoom, which allows for panning and zooming on the image in the viewer. If the package is not installed a static image will be loaded.

  • System Requirements:

    • Must have pdflatex in PATH, Windows users can install by running installr::install.MikTeX
    • TeX libraries that are used: standalone, xcolor, booktabs, multirow, array, helvet, amsmath, rotating, listings, graphicx, setspace, caption
      • To Check if the system is in compliance with these libraries run texPreview::check_requirements().
    • Ghostscript: If you are installing TeX with tinytex make sure to install ghostscript onto your system.

Examples

Basic

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Install

install.packages('texPreview')

Monthly Downloads

1,090

Version

1.5

License

MIT + file LICENSE

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Last Published

December 10th, 2020

Functions in texPreview (1.5)