[R] printing R generated postcript files

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Thu Jun 17 03:25:20 CEST 2004

On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 04:17:25PM -0700, Alex Nu wrote:
>  getOption("papersize")  resulted in A4
>  I tried to set it to letter  modifying
>  /etc/R/Renviron
>  as suggested by Dirk,
> R_PAPERSIZE=${R_PAPERSIZE-$(cat /etc/papersize)}
>  but this is what I get when trying to generate
>  a postscript file
> Error in postscript("times.ps") : invalid page type
> ``cat /etc/papersize`' (postscript)

Confirmed. That suggestion I had gotten needed more testing than I gave it.
Doug once adjusted this from postinst, maybe I'll try the same again.

> Meanwhile I manually  set to letter.

Good to know.

Regards, Dirk

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