Missing tikzDevice

April 30, 2013

(This article was first published on R snippets, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

I love using tikzDevice. When preparing LaTeX documents I switched to prepare all graphs in GNU R and then port them to TeX using tikzDevice. Recently I have moved to GNU R 3.0.0 and was shocked to find that this package is no longer available on CRAN.
Fortunately I was able to find package on the web. Unfortunately – installing old package on GNU R version 3.0.0 simply generates an error when trying to load it.

So for now the only solution for me was to:

Fortunately this worked.

I really hope that tikzDevice will be back to CRAN in the future.

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