install.MikTeX: Downloads and installs MikTeX for windows

Description Usage Arguments Details Value References Examples

Description

Allows the user to downloads and install the latest version of MikTeX for Windows.

Usage

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install.MikTeX(version = 64,
  page_with_download_url = "http://miktex.org/download", ...)

Arguments

version

gets the values 32 and 64. Deciding if we should install version 32bit or 64bit. If missing (default) the user is prompted for a decisioin.

page_with_download_url

the URL of the MikTeX download page.

...

extra parameters to pass to install.URL

Details

MiKTeX is a typesetting system for Microsoft Windows that is developed by Christian Schenk. It consists of an implementation of TeX and a set of related programs. MiKTeX provides the tools necessary to prepare documents using the TeX/LaTeX markup language, as well a simple tex editor (TeXworks).

MiKTeX is essential for using Sweave, knitr, and creating Vignette for R packages.

Value

TRUE/FALSE - was the installation successful or not.

References

MikTeX homepage: http://miktex.org/ MikTeX download page: http://miktex.org/download

Examples

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## Not run: 
install.MikTeX() # installs the latest version of MikTeX
install.MikTeX(32) # installs the latest version of MikTeX
install.MikTeX(64) # installs the latest version of MikTeX

## End(Not run)


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