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Pretty printing e-mails in mutt

I have been looking for a good solution for pretty printing from mutt. The best solution suggested is muttprint. The problem, however, is that muttprint uses the latex system to print. I am not a latex user and I do not want to install the entire latex system on my machine just to print e-mails.


Testing weblogger mode in emacs

I am increasingly using emacs for a lot of things that I do (heard this before??).

* I use emacs with mutt to compose emails. * I use orgmode as my organiser. * I use ess for programming environment for R. * and I have just started using weblogger for maintaining my blog (This is […]

Interesting document

Making Data Meaningful: A guide to writing stories about numbers

The blurb: The guide is intended as a practical tool to help managers, statisticians and media relations officers use text, tables, graphics and other information to bring statistics to life.

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Find type of variables in a data frame

sapply(a,class) gives type of field (character, numeric, or factor) for each variable in the data frame a.