[R] WMF on Unix
Prof Brian D Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jan 16 08:14:42 CET 2001
On Mon, 15 Jan 2001, Jennifer Steinbachs wrote:
> I can understand why one might want to use WMF format (in windows)... for
> the ability to manipulate graphic elements after the fact for an even
> cleaner display of data.
> One solution, for the windows world, is to use eps format and edit the
> file in adobe illustrator. To avoid using AI, one can use
> ghostview. GSview comes with the utility "epstool" that apparently allows
> one to create a wmf file
> (http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/gsview/epstool.htm) from an eps
> file. Sorry, can't test this as I purged my systems of the Microsoft
> virus a few years ago.
Apparently, but it fact it produces a bitmap, which is not what is
The same applies to GSView.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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