[R] WMF on Unix

znmeb@borasky-research.com znmeb at borasky-research.com
Tue Jan 16 04:37:40 CET 2001

On Mon, 15 Jan 2001, Peter Kleiweg wrote:

> 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.

GSView, I believe, is no longer free.
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