Re: [R] Sweave Cairo driver?

From: Prof Brian Ripley <>
Date: Thu, 07 Apr 2011 05:39:17 +0100 (BST)

This is simple in 2.13.0 RC, which allows you to add graphics devices for Sweave.

On Wed, 6 Apr 2011, Liviu Andronic wrote:

> Dear all
> I would like to use Sweave with the Cairo() graphics device instead of
> pdf(), since the former supports Unicode, allows for easier font
> selection out of a greater range of available fonts, and automatically
> embeds fonts into the resulting PDF.

As does cairo_pdf(), builtin to R and more reliable in my experience.

> Following this older discussion [1], has anyone come up with an Sweave
> driver that uses the Cairo graphics device? Thank you
> Liviu
> [1]

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