[R] WMF on Unix

Peter Kleiweg kleiweg at let.rug.nl
Mon Jan 15 22:24:27 CET 2001

Prof Brian Ripley skriver...

> It seems to me that an unreliable WMF writer is worse than none.
> In essence we have that problem on R for Windows now: the metafiles
> written there are in the wrong resolution (and I do know why) and hence
> are misinterpreted.   However, when I try to write them in the
> right resolution, they are interpreted worse by Word, but correctly
> by another viewer!

Asuming WMF is the same as Windows Metafile, GSview seems to
have solved the trick. Why not let GSview deal with it. Why
bother recreating what's already available and working fine.
Perhaps all that's needed is a little documentation on how to
best export graphics from R to Word using GSview.

Peter Kleiweg

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