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Sage Notebook, R, & problem rendering LaTeX

asked 2013-06-16 23:51:48 -0500

rickhg12hs gravatar image

updated 2013-06-17 00:15:04 -0500

Using Sage 5.9 notebook, the output of:

show(r.summary(range(10)))

... shows the LaTeX source, not the rendered LaTeX.

N.B.: My first try generated an error stating that R package 'Hmisc' was required. From:

sage -R
install_package('Hmisc')

... seemed to go fine. The notebook was restarted and:

r.installed_packages()

... showed 'Hmisc' was indeed installed.

Is there some other trick to render R LaTeX output in the notebook?

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Just as an aside, `r.install_packages('Hmisc')` should work from the Sage notebook, if you have permissions to install stuff.

kcrisman gravatar imagekcrisman ( 2013-06-17 03:15:04 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-06-17 03:27:55 -0500

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Took me a little bit to install this properly because of some unrelated bleeding-edge notebook issue, but here is what is happening:

\newcommand{\Bold}[1]{\mathbf{#1}}% latex.default(sage13, file = "") 
%
\begin{table}[!tbp]
\begin{center}
\begin{tabular}{lr}
\hline\hline
\multicolumn{1}{l}{sage13}&\multicolumn{1}{c}{}\tabularnewline
\hline
Min.&$0.00$\tabularnewline
1st Qu.&$2.25$\tabularnewline
Median&$4.50$\tabularnewline
Mean&$4.50$\tabularnewline
3rd Qu.&$6.75$\tabularnewline
Max.&$9.00$\tabularnewline
\hline
\end{tabular}
\end{center}
\end{table}

Mathjax doesn't support non-math commands; here is a list of their supported environments, which does not include table or tabular (since they are better done in HTML). It probably doesn't support newcommand, either. So I think this would be something we couldn't easily fix.

You could naturally still use this code inside SageTeX or some other setting, though I'd suggest just using latex(r.summary(range(10))) in that case.

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