Re: R-beta: Problems with postscript

Bill Simpson (wsimpson@uwinnipeg.ca)
Wed, 27 May 1998 10:58:21 -0500 (CDT)


Date: Wed, 27 May 1998 10:58:21 -0500 (CDT)
From: Bill Simpson <wsimpson@uwinnipeg.ca>
Subject: Re: R-beta: Problems with postscript
In-Reply-To: <6rlnrnzq1h.fsf@verdi.stat.wisc.edu>

> > I've got the problem because of I can't use a PostScript printer. I can'tinsert a
> > PostScript file in my word processor, I need insert another type
> > of file (TIFF, JPG, GIF ...).
> > If I print the PostScript file with Ghostview I haven't got problems, but
> > I would like to use another format for the picture, transform the PostScript
> > file to another format.
> > I belive that it isn't a problem of R.
> > I know it's my problem but I thought that would be possible to find a
function
> > to write a different picture format.
I don't know what platform you are using (Windows?) I think Word for Mac
or Windows can handle an inserted postscript figure.

Ghostview is available for unix )and windows and Mac I think).

With Ghostview, there is no need for a postscript printer.  It works
wonderfully.

I suggest you get a word processor that lets you insert a postscript
figure. (I personally went from Mac to Linux on Intel and I use LyX)

Bill Simpson

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