[R] Printing graphics

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Wed Sep 27 11:00:52 CEST 2000

Bill Simpson <wsi at gcal.ac.uk> writes:

> > How can I print graphics during R sessions (under Linux, in a
> > non-post-script printer)? I have tried the command -dev.print(device=X11)-
> > without success.
> Well I assume that you have ghostscript installed. That simulates
> postscript, so the fact that you have a nonpostscript printer is
> irrelevant.
> If this doesn't work there is a problem with your printer set-up I'd say.

More precisely, it is highly recommendable to set up your printer as a
virtual PostScript printer which is quite easy to do with most Linux
distributions (read: I did it for mine three years ago and don't quite
remember the details...). Printers not supported by ghostscript are
extremely rare.

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