[R] problem clipping R postscript plots within latex

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Tue Aug 1 15:38:03 CEST 2000

Stephen Eglen <stephen at cogsci.ed.ac.uk> writes:

> hi,
> I've noticed a small problem trying to include postscript plots
> generated by R into a latex document.  Specifically, the latex package
> graphicsx allow you to specify the bounding box of the postscript
> file, so that you can just show _part_ of the postscript file if you
> tell it to also clip the area outside of the bounding box.  I've
> previously used this LaTeX feature without problems on postscript
> files produced e.g. by gnuplot.  However, this doesn't work on R
> files.  Here is a simple example:

Ow. This stems from the use of "initclip" in the R-generated PS. One
shouldn't do that, one should bracket clipped graphics within
gsave/grestore instead. Sounds a bit tricky to get right.

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