[R] text on curve

Berry, Charles ccberry @end|ng |rom he@|th@uc@d@edu
Tue Sep 22 19:06:51 CEST 2020

> On Sep 22, 2020, at 1:10 AM, Jinsong Zhao <jszhao using yeah.net> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I write a simple function that could place text along a curve. Since I am not familiar with the operation of rotating graphical elements, e.g., text, rectangle, etc., I hope you could give suggestions or hints on how to improve it. Thanks in advance.
> # Here is the code:

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For this kind of operation you might want to use tikz. 

R has the ability to produce tikz directives and to insert raw tikz into a 'tikzDevice'.

If you search rseek.org for 'tikz' you will get plenty of good hits. 

The tikz/pgf manual has examples of flowing text, IIRC.



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