[R] High resolution plots
p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Thu Jul 14 13:05:32 CEST 2005
Knut Krueger <admin at biostatistic.de> writes:
> Peter Dalgaard schrieb:
> >Knut Krueger <admin at biostatistic.de> writes:
> >>Peter Dalgaard schrieb:
> >>>What is the real issue here? Import trouble? If you're importing to
> >>>Word/PowerPoint, why not use the Windows metafile? Perhaps they are
> >>>too ugly compared to EPS by your taste?
> >>My reason was
> >Oh, lovely.....
> isn't it ? :-(
> >Stupid question: You did remember to close the graphics device when
> > you generated those plots (dev.off())?
> the first idea was no I didn´t ... but I found my script and I did :-)
> >If an EPS file doesn't work with an Adobe product, there is some
> >reason to suspect that the file is corrupted or that there is an issue
> >with R's postscript driver. If you're seeing text corruption outside
> >the plot, then surely the E in EPS (for "encapsulated") is not working
> > as intended.
> That's a normal behaviour in windows surrounding.
> >Did you try the pdf() driver? That usually comes out rather nicely in
> >connection with Acrobat/Distiller.
> No I did not actually.
> the plots are good enough for printing with an laser printer, but they
> are not good enough for the journal.
> It is curious. one of them wants only pdf the other one wants tiff and
> wordperfect or word .. maybe the next one will receive old latin stone
> plates ;-)
> Therefore for one journal it is enough to use the eps or bmp
> resolution with pdf file or just an pdf output, but for the next one I
> will need a tiff with 300 dpi at least.
It's still a bit weird if they want a bitmapped format, given the
difficulty of scaling such beasts, but what was ever wrong with
installing ghostscript and doing
bitmap("my.tiff", "tiff24nc", res=300)
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