# [R] Difficulties in interaction between R and latex (prosper)

Ajay Shah ajayshah at mayin.org
Thu Mar 11 14:05:57 CET 2004

On Thu, Mar 11, 2004 at 08:44:19AM +0100, Ken Knoblauch wrote:
> I suspect that this is not really an R question but one for the
> graphicx package of LaTeX.  Did you try the angle= argument
> for the includegraphics command? eg,
>
> \includegraphics[width=\linewidth,angle=90]{cm_test.eps}

Yes, I agree that it's about the interfaces between R and prosper.

:( I tried using angle and it didn't work.

BTW it's not a generic graphicx issue : I wrote a simple latex
document which uses cm_test.eps and that works.

> > Hello, folks! I'm trying to use R as a graphics program, to make some
> > pretty graphs that will go into prosper slideshows.
> >
> > I wrote this fragment, from the R manual, into a file demo.R:
> >
> >    x=seq(-3,3,0.1)
> >    postscript("cm_test.eps", width = 4.0, height = 3.0,
> >                horizontal = FALSE, onefile = FALSE, paper = "special",
> >                family = "ComputerModern")
> >    plot(x, sin(x), type="l")
> >
> > I fed this into a simplest-possible tex file, named sl_demo.tex, which
> > uses prosper:
> >
> >    \documentclass[pdf,serpaggi,slideColor,colorBG]{prosper}
> >    \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc}
> >    \usepackage{graphicx}
> >    \begin{document}
> >      \begin{slide}{Demo}
> >        \includegraphics[width=\linewidth]{cm_test.eps}
> >      \end{slide}
> >      \begin{slide}{This one works}
> >        \includegraphics[width=\linewidth]{thisworks.eps}
> >      \end{slide}
> >    \end{document}
> >
> > The file cm_test.eps is produced using R. I left a file
> > "thisworks.eps" there as a counterpoint (it was made using jgraph and
> > it works fine).
> >
> > The resulting sl_demo.pdf is attached. It's supposed to be a
> > slideshow. Under Adobe acrobat, when I say Ctrl-L it must go
> > fullscreen. That works correctly for thisworks.eps but not for the
> > eps file that's made using R.
> >
> > Any ideas what I'm doing wrong? How do I get the graph made using R
> > to sit horizantally (i.e. landscape), and fill the screen? I tried to
> > say "horizontal=T" and that doesn't work.

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