[R-SIG-Mac] add a bitmap graphic onto a plot

ken knoblauch knoblauch at lyon.inserm.fr
Thu Jun 5 14:38:14 CEST 2008


Have a look at these sites for the portable anymap file format (pnm)



which seems to be in the pbm family.


> Hi,
> a bit frivolous, I know, but I thought of adding a small picture of
> each species of fish onto the upper right corner of plots dealing with
> metabolic rate of several species of fish.
> The only information I could find about doing this involved a package
> named pixmap. But from what I understand, I must first make the
> picture of each fish (diverse original formats, gif, jpeg, pdf) into a
> pnm format.
> How do I manage this on Mac OS X? I had never come across this format
> before.
> I have seen another way using grImport to import postscript vector
> graphics. Does anyone here know if this will also work if I transform
> my original pictures and drawings into postscript format (which
> obvisouly won't be vector based)?
> Thanks,
> Denis Chabot
Ken Knoblauch
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