Re: [R] Making TIFF images with rtiff

From: Oleg Sklyar <magepost_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Sat 20 Jan 2007 - 10:09:00 GMT

http://www.ebi.ac.uk/~osklyar/EBImage
or
http://bioconductor.org/packages/2.0/bioc/html/EBImage.html

will read/write more than 90 formats including TIFF. Trivial to install and run on Windows. Regards, Oleg

On 12/01/07, Inman, Brant A. M.D. <Inman.Brant@mayo.edu> wrote:
>
> Many medical journals and publishers require that images, whether
> photographs or line art, be submitted as high resolution .TIFF images.
> One option for R users is to produce an image in one format and to
> convert it to a .TIFF file using a second software program. My
> experience has been that this option often results in images of poorer
> quality, often with blurry contours, and a loss of resolution. A second
> and better option would be to make .TIFF files directly from the graphic
> output of R.
>
> I recently noticed that there is a library called "rtiff" that may be
> able to do this. However, I have not been able to get it to work,
> principally because I do not know how to install the required supporting
> software, libtiff and tiffio.h, correctly on my computer. I am running R
> 2.4.0 on a Windows XP machine. So far I have done the following:
>
> 1) Loaded the rtiff library
>
> 2) Downloaded and installed the TIFF library 3.8.2 (complete package and
> sources) from the following website:
> http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/packages/tiff.htm
>
> I would like to ask the R experts for help with the following things:
>
> 1) Where do I get the tiffio.h file?
>
> 2) Where do I install or relocate the tiffio.h and TIFF library to so
> that rtiff will work?
>
> Thanks for your help.
>
> Brant Inman
> Mayo Clinic
>
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