Re: R-beta: edit figs with xfig?

Peter Herkenrath (P.Herkenrath@rrz.Uni-Koeln.de)
Sun, 23 Nov 1997 10:49:03 +0000


Date: Sun, 23 Nov 1997 10:49:03 +0000
From: Peter Herkenrath <P.Herkenrath@rrz.Uni-Koeln.de>
To: Bill Simpson <wsimpson@uwinnipeg.ca>
Subject: Re: R-beta: edit figs with xfig?

On Thu, 20 Nov 1997, Bill Simpson wrote:
 
> Question for R users under unix:
> Do you ever edit figs created by R using xfig or some other program?  I
> tried to edit a figure with xfig (a program which I find quite horrible by
> the way) and it said it couldn't read it in.  I guess xfig has no
> capability of reading postscript files?
>
> Can anyone tell me how to do it, or perhaps suggest another freeware
> structured drawing program for use in touching up postscript figs output
> by R?

As an Linux and TeX-user Ipe-5.0 (http://www.cs.ust.hk/~otfried or
ftp://ftp.cs.ruu.nl/pub/mirror/ipe) serves me very well. It can reimport
postscript files via an ghostscript script and allows to use all
the LaTeX formatting capabilities. 

Peter Herkenrath <P.Herkenrath@rrz.uni-koeln.de>
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