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This is the development version of weaver; for the stable release version, see weaver.

Tools and extensions for processing Sweave documents

Bioconductor version: Development (3.20)

This package provides enhancements on the Sweave() function in the base package. In particular a facility for caching code chunk results is included.

Author: Seth Falcon

Maintainer: Seth Falcon <seth at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("weaver")):


To install this package, start R (version "4.4") and enter:

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:

Using weaver to process Sweave documents PDF R Script
Reference Manual PDF


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Version 1.71.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 1.9 (R-2.4) (17.5 years)
License GPL-2
Depends R (>= 2.5.0), digest, tools, utils, codetools
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