R-beta: Pictex and R
ihaka at stat.auckland.ac.nz
Fri Jul 25 03:32:04 CEST 1997
> Dear R-users
> It is me again with my interminables questions...
> This time it is about "pictex". I understood that
> pictex allows us to put our graph in a latex file
> I have try the function:
> > pictex (file=...)
> and the answer was: "pictex" not found...
> Does it mean that it is not an R-function yet?
I believe the version in the recently distributed 0.50 alpha-1 works,
but as Doug Bates observes, using postscript is a better way to go.
You can either use the postscript driver to produce a file containing a
single plot or use the command
to capture an on-screen plot in a file with the given name.
In either case you should get conforming encapsulated postscript which
you can incude in a TeX document.
I've been using LyX to prepare documents for my class and it provides
a very simple mechanism for including plots made this way.
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