[R] R Save As PDF
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Apr 3 18:41:44 CEST 2001
Can we terminate this thread? R already has a function dev2bitmap to
do precisely this, so there is no advantage in re-inventing the wheel.
R's function also work on both Unix and Windows (which I believe Neils
uses) but most of the suggestions do not.
As I pointed out before, R-devel has an even better solution, a native
pdf driver. And R-devel is available (even Windows binaries) for
On Tue, 3 Apr 2001, David L. Tabb wrote:
> I would suggest saving the plot as a .ps or .eps file. Then you can use
> the perl script epstopdf.pl to make the conversion to .pdf. This
> conversion will create a page the size of the image, which is a big help
> if you then include the pdf as a figure in a LaTeX document.
> On Mon, 2 Apr 2001, niels Waller wrote:
> > Is there an R function to save a plot as a pdf file?
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