Feature Request from Doug Martin and Tom Philips

Scott Kostyshak skostysh at lyx.org
Mon Jan 18 18:41:31 UTC 2021

On Mon, Jan 18, 2021 at 07:25:42PM +0100, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes wrote:
> Le 14/01/2021 à 05:34, Doug Martin a écrit :
> > JMarc and all,
> > 
> > Tom and I use knitr extensively for R code chunks, and we mostly use
> > kable with kableExtra to make tables.
> > The input to kable are R data frames, or data.tables, which are the
> > result of model fitting and related calculations.
> > But we like to put mathematical expressions in selected cells of tables,
> > which is so easy with LYX tables, and we currently
> > have to make the data entry into LYX by hand from data tables and
> > data.tables in order to make use of that feature.
> > So it would be great if we could import R data tables and data.tables
> > into LYX tables, rather than using the kable/kableExtra
> > solution for our tables  (maybe I didn't make that clear in my earlier
> > email).  Then we would probably would drop use of
> > kable/kableExtra.
> So you want to import as .tex the result of R processing. This can be done
> via "Paste from LaTeX". What would be missing for your intended usage?

From what I understand, they would like to import a .Rds file without
having to manually convert it to LaTeX.

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