[R] reduce size of pdf

Greg Snow Greg.Snow at imail.org
Fri Apr 30 22:06:09 CEST 2010

You could use pch='.' (assuming pairs, don't know if you used that or splom or something else).

For lots of points you may want to look at the hexbin package (bioconductor).

Gregory (Greg) L. Snow Ph.D.
Statistical Data Center
Intermountain Healthcare
greg.snow at imail.org

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nevil Amos [mailto:nevil.amos at gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, April 29, 2010 5:37 PM
> To: Greg Snow
> Cc: r-help at r-project.org
> Subject: Re: [R] reduce size of pdf
> The file is a large number of scatterplot matrices (120pp of 4x4
> matrix)  the individual plots may have up to several hudred points.
> I am already using the "useDingbats"  but the files are still very
> large
> - I can reduce them about 50% in cute.pdf by changing the dpi setting
> but it would be good to handle directly in R
> They need to be screen/ draft print quality only not for publication.
> They are being used to ciruclate to a number of people for discussion
> On 30/04/2010 2:20 AM, Greg Snow wrote:
> > It would help if we knew how big your pdf is and why it is big.  Can
> you show an example or at least describe the process used to generate
> the file and what you goals are in creating/displaying the file?
> >
> >

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