[R] Sweave and transparent PDF?

Benno Pütz puetz at mpipsykl.mpg.de
Fri Nov 5 11:34:13 CET 2004


I have run across the following problem:

Creating PDF files manually by using


I can make graphs using the new transparency feature of R2.0. If, 
however, I try to create the same graphs with Sweave, all transparent 
stuff is gone. This os likely due to the default version parameter in in 

How can I tell Sweave to use the newer PDF version? The parameter seems 
to be hard-coded (not via some option) and I could not come up with some 
kind of hook ...

Thank you


PS: Sorry for re-posting, yesterday I seem to have relied to another 
posting which may have buried mine in some readers

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