[R] suggestion: postscript paper=user
mavip5 at inet.polyu.edu.hk
Mon Sep 6 07:27:09 CEST 1999
"Alvaro A. Novo" wrote:
> On Sun, 05 Sep 1999, you wrote:
> > Dear R developers and users,
> > I have a suggestion for the postscript device driver.
> > Now the paer= option only support "a4", "letter",
> > "legal", "executive". I suggest we add a "user" option
> > and letter user provide paper size, even like "595x421",
> > width>height.
> > For printing purpose, the provided paper size are
> > nearly enought. But I need to use R to produce
> > a lot of graphics, and transform these graphics to
> > PNG format for web publication. I use ghostscript
> > to do the transformation, but the default paper size of the
> > R postscript device is too big, and the orietation
> > is not correct(we need landscape). I don't know
> > how to make the image size smaller and
> > rotating 90 degrees with ghostscript. I had to
> When you issue postscript( ), use option horizontal=TRUE.
This will cause the transformed image to be 90 degrees rotated.
> Also, by specifying height= and width= you can get size-customized
> images... although I am not sure that this solves your "web problem".
The R postscript driver put the restricted graph in the middle of the
page, and ghostscript cannot easily cut the desired region.
> Alvaro Novo
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