[R-SIG-Mac] How to copy line drawings in R MAC

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Fri Mar 13 17:54:38 CET 2009

You can "print" the Quartz window to the Preview program using the  
Preview button in the print dialog. Choosing File/ "Save As.."  will  
let you access 12 format options by clicking the Format button/ 

David Winsemius

On Mar 13, 2009, at 12:28 PM, Sean Davis wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 9:52 AM, Olivier Briet <o.briet at gmail.com>  
> wrote:
>> Hi Mac R users/developers,
>> Do you have any tips on how to export graphical outputs in R on a Mac
>> as line drawings, which can be further processed in e.g. Adobe
>> illustrator or Keynote / Powerpoint?
>> It seems that Quartz only outputs pdf and grid structured images,
>> whereas in R Windows, it is possible to copy a graphical output from
>> the R graphics device as a metafile.
> You can certainly use pdf(), png(), jpg(), etc. to save your plots.   
> Is that
> what you mean?
> Sean
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David Winsemius, MD
Heritage Laboratories
West Hartford, CT

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