Re: [R] Making TIFF images with rtiff

From: Janusz Kawczak <janusz.rstuff_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri 12 Jan 2007 - 15:52:14 GMT

How about dev.off() after your plot! It is easy as you predicted :-) Janusz.

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?
>
>Brant Inman
>
>
>---------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>It needs to be in your Path. If you open up a "DOS box" and type
>gswin32c, I bet you get the same error message. You can fix this by
>editing the Path (via My Computer/Properties/Advanced/Environment
>variables, as you seem to know). If you use the R_GSCMD route, you may
>get in trouble with the embedded space in "Program Files" ("dir/x c:"
>will tell you the equivalent space-free name). Also, remember that
>environment changes do not affect running programs so you may need to
>exit R and restart.
>
>
>



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