Feature Request from Doug Martin and Tom Philips

Scott Kostyshak skostysh at lyx.org
Wed Jan 13 17:25:27 UTC 2021

On Wed, Jan 13, 2021 at 12:21:47PM -0500, Richard Kimberly Heck wrote:
> On 1/13/21 12:19 PM, Scott Kostyshak wrote:
> > Tom,
> >
> > No preferred Linux distribution and indeed we have users on the dev list and user list from several different ones.
> >
> > That said, I'm certain that such a command can be written for Windows, so don't switch just for that :). I just do not know how to write it on Windows. The main idea would be to use R to read the data.table and generate the LaTeX (e.g., using the xtable package or one of the many other packages to export LaTeX) and to then call the tex2lyx program that ships with LyX that imports LaTeX into LyX.
> Scott, I don't know if you know this, or if it's relevant, but Windows
> 10 can be downloaded for free and installed into a virtual machine. That
> would give you a simple environment to test this.

That is good to know. I don't think I want to jump down that rabbit hole right now.

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