Re: R-beta: Fig driver for "R"?

Peter Dalgaard BSA (p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk)
02 Feb 1998 12:22:22 +0100


To: Martin Maechler <maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch>
Subject: Re: R-beta: Fig driver for "R"?
From: Peter Dalgaard BSA <p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk>
Date: 02 Feb 1998 12:22:22 +0100
In-Reply-To: Martin Maechler's message of Mon, 2 Feb 1998 11:45:52 +0100

Martin Maechler <maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch> writes:

> 
> Dear Wojtek,
> 
> 1) There should be a [x]fig(.) driver in one of the next releases of R.
>    The internal device driver code is currently being upgraded quite a bit
>    and it's not worth to spend time on porting devices to R version 0.61.1.
> 
> >>>>> "Wojtek" == Wojtek Zabolotny <wzab@ipe.pw.edu.pl> writes:
> 
>     Wojtek> --------------5CF935C979296E5A508DE04D Content-Type:
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>     Wojtek>     Hello all R users and developers!
> 
>     Wojtek> In the "Notes on R" I have found the following information:
> 		    ----------
> Well, these are not so accurate really; these are just a relatively quick
> port of the original "Notes on S" to help people getting started.

- and as to the original question, two things:

(a) Many of the recent changes in the graphics system in R were done
with a strong view to making it trivial to do the fig-format output.

(b) (For the meantime) Other people have reported good experiences
with the pstoedit program, available in the .../contrib/applications
section of ftp.x.org and its mirrors. You also need Ghostscript for
this.

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