[R] postscript file too large : maybe an R question

Paul Murrell p.murrell at auckland.ac.nz
Tue Jul 4 04:39:56 CEST 2006


markleeds at verizon.net wrote:
> i created a postscipt file in R and then i downloaded a free version
> of ghostview to view it. unfortunately, i get the message
> fata error : dynamic memory exhausted
> when i try to view it.
> when i do a dir on windows xp, the file size is 149,034,475
> and i know there about 17,000 graphs. is there
> a way of possibly viewing this size postscript file in R itself ?

This postscript file presumably has more than one page(?).  Take a look
at the 'onefile' argument in '?postscript'.

Dr Paul Murrell
Department of Statistics
The University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019
New Zealand
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paul at stat.auckland.ac.nz

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