[R] overlapping a plot with an external image
meinhardploner at gmx.net
Wed May 21 17:05:04 CEST 2003
On Wednesday, May 21, 2003, at 04:38 PM, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> On Wed, 21 May 2003, Meinhard Ploner wrote:
>> It's possible to overlap an external image (jpg or pdf)
>> with a plot generated with R?
>> Specifying the image as the background
>> of the plot might not be possible...
> Although this has been discussed, R graphics devices cannot as yet plot
> bitmap images. So all one can do is to plot a set of rectangles: for
> the pixmap package might be helpful.
> Although we might add the ability to plot a bitmap image, note that it
> not straightforward, as R screen graphics devices can be dynamically
> resized. What should be done with a plotted image then? Interpolate
> the fly?
The plotted image should be a logo of the project / department and I
like to add it on every plot - for esthetical and descriptive reasons
> Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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