relax: relax – R Editor for Literate Analysis and lateX

package relax contains some functions for report writing, presentation, and programming: relax(), tangleR(), weaveR(), (g)slider(). "relax" is written in R and Tcl/Tk. relax creates a new window (top level Tcl/Tk widget) that consists of two text fields and some buttons and menus. Text (chunks) and code (chunks) are inserted in the upper text field (report field). Code chunks are evaluated by clicking on EvalRCode. Results are shown in the lower text field (output field) and will be transferred to the report field by pressing on Insert. In this way you get correct reports. These reports can be loaded again in cause of presentation, modification and result checking. tangleR() and weaveR() implement a plain kind of tangling and weaving. gslider() and slider() are designed to define sliders for interactive experiments in a simple way. The syntax rules of code chunks and text chunks are defined by the noweb system proposed by Norman Ramsey (

Version: 1.3.15
Depends: R (≥ 3.0.0), tcltk
Suggests: tkrplot
Published: 2014-03-10
Author: Hans Peter Wolf
Maintainer: Hans Peter Wolf <pwolf at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
CRAN checks: relax results


Reference manual: relax.pdf
Package source: relax_1.3.15.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: relax_1.3.15.tgz, r-oldrel: relax_1.3.15.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: relax_1.3.15.tgz
Old sources: relax archive