[R] reading tiff files
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Nov 20 15:33:41 CET 2001
On Tue, 20 Nov 2001, Laurent Gautier wrote:
> Dear all,
> Following the answers to my previous post, it seems that the way is to
> convert first the picture before being abble to read it using the
> pixmap package.
> Would it make sense to have a function in pixmap to directly read tiff
> file ?
> I was thinking of making a function for that would do the job, and would
> be ready to make the extra step to have something eventually usefull for
> others (and why not included in the pixmap package).
> suggestions ?
Unfortunately, I believe tiff is not well-defined as it is an extensible
format with a very large number of possibilities. I think this is best
left to an external tool, none of which are (AFAIK) comprehensive.
AFAIR, pdftex took out tiff support after a while for exactly this reason.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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