[R] Charts to M$Word - what's the best format

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Mon Apr 14 14:37:01 CEST 2003

Prof Brian Ripley <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk> writes:

> You assert, but you don't explain why and you don't like the results! If a
> `chart' means a vector plot, it is pretty obvious that a vector graphics
> format is best, and that means EMF, ps, PDF or SVG in the world of R
> graphics drivers.  AFAIK Word does not support the last two.

With add-ons it might. I did some work with someone who had purchased
the relevant Adobe software, and things came out very nicely with R's
pdf plots. (Is there a "cheapskate" version of that involving
Ghostscript, maybe?) 

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