[R-SIG-Mac] Office integration

Don MacQueen macq at llnl.gov
Fri Jun 6 15:49:58 CEST 2008

I find that R graphics saved as PNG files import into Word 2004 for 
Mac with good quality.
This is with the "Insert Picture from File" command, rather than copy/paste.

(Illustrator for Mac has a "Save for Office" option, and it saves in 
PNG format)


At 4:24 PM +0100 6/5/08, Adam Kleczkowski wrote:
>Having just switched over from Windows to Mac, I am struggling with 
>incorporating pictures generated by R into MSOffice documents. A 
>quick read through archives and google suggests that this is almost 
>hopeless for MS Word 2004 (any input is bitmapped). What is the 
>current situation with MS Office 2008?
>I am using R and Word in Windows under Parallels at the moment, but 
>would like to switch fully to Mac soon.
>Many thanks,
>Adam Kleczkowski, Senior Lecturer
>Dept. Computing Science and Mathematics
>Univ. of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, Scotland
>e-mail ak at cs.stir.ac.uk, http://www.cs.stir.ac.uk/~ak, 
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Don MacQueen
Environmental Protection Department
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA, USA

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