Re: [R] Making TIFF images with rtiff

From: Peter Dalgaard <P.Dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Fri 12 Jan 2007 - 15:47:40 GMT

Inman, Brant A. M.D. wrote:
> Thank you Peter Dalgaard.
>
> When I open a DOS box and type gswin32c, I do indeed get an error message saying that it can't find the program. I edited the Windows system environmental variable "Path" and the user environmental variable "PATH" (wasn't sure which to edit), to contain the follwing after a semicolon "C:\Program Files\gs\gs8.54\bin\". This effectively fixed the Dos box problem. I now get a GS prompt when I type gswin32c.
>
> When I restart R and use the following code, I no longer get an error message.
>
> --------
>
>> attach(cars)
>> bitmap(file='C:\\Documents and Settings\\m007704\\Desktop\\test.tif',
>>
> + type = "tifflzw", res = 1200)
>
>> plot(speed ~ dist)
>>
> --------
>
> Alas, if it was only that easy! When I look on my desktop (to which the file address above correctly refers to), there is no image file of any sort to be found. Any ideas as to what I am doing wrong?
>
>
Hmmm.... You may be missing a final dev.off() or/and you need the space-free version of "Documents and Settings" (dir/x c:\). Beyond that, I'm out of ideas -- I don't use Windows all that often.

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