R-beta: Problems with postscript

guido@sirio.stat.unipd.it guido at sirio.stat.unipd.it
Wed May 27 19:16:04 CEST 1998

> Alvaro Colina <acosa at ubu.es> writes:
> > I've got the problem because of I can't use a PostScript printer. I can'tinsert a
> > PostScript file in my word processor, I need insert another type
> > of file (TIFF, JPG, GIF ...).
> > If I print the PostScript file with Ghostview I haven't got problems, but
> > I would like to use another format for the picture, transform the PostScript
> > file to another format.
> > I belive that it isn't a problem of R.
> > I know it's my problem but I tougth that would be possible to find a function
> > to write a different picture format.
I use TeX+Postscript so I have really no experience. But, I have
just tried to convert a ps figure (generated with R) to jpeg using
Ghostscript. I simple use
> gs -sDEVICE=jpeg -sOutputFile=col.jpeg col.ps
The result, at least in my case (a color image), seems quite beatiful.
I hope this can help.
guido m.
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