[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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