[R] : Arial font for text in lattice plots under Linux
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jul 21 18:02:42 CEST 2006
This is a question about devices, not lattice per se, so applies to all
forms of plotting.
For jpeg, you can specify the fonts via the 'fonts' argument: see ?X11.
For postscript, you can convert the fonts to Type 1 via e.g. ttf2pt1, or
you can use ttf2afm to make .afm files and a postscript interpreter that
can handle TrueType fonts.
On Fri, 21 Jul 2006, Peter Ho wrote:
> I have been asked by a publisher to change the font style of a lattice
> plot in my manuscript. I have consulted documentation on trellis
> graphics and the excellent book "R graphics", but am still not sure how
> I could create plots with Arial as the font style for text in the plot.
> I am running R (Version 2.3.1 (2006-06-01)) under debian Linux. I have
> msttcorefonts installed.
> Will it be possible to do this with jpeg() as a device? Or with
> R-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
> PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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