An rnw file extension is related to the Sweave source files.

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Software that open rnw file

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RNW file extension - Sweave source

What is rnw file? How to open rnw files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

The rnw file extension is associated with the Sweave, a tool that allows to embed the R code for complete data analyzes in latex documents.

The rnw file stores source code written in the Sweave.

This rnw file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open rnw file:

Swave  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Friedrich Leisch

Sweave is a program used to embed the R code for complete data analyzes in latex documents. The purpose is to create dynamic reports, which can be updated automatically if data or analysis change.

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.rnw files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to other formats.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .rnw file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open rnw file, edit rnw file, convert rnw file, view rnw file, play rnw file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with rnw file - Sweave source

Click on the software link for more information about Swave. Swave uses rnw file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).


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