Re: [R] Make plots with GNUplot. Have anyone tried that?

From: Paul Murrell <p.murrell_at_auckland.ac.nz>
Date: Mon, 03 Mar 2008 08:09:56 +1300

Hi

Louise Hoffman wrote:
> [snip]

>>  Seriously. Be specific if you have a problem. (read the posting guide). R can
>>  also plot. If you don't like R's plots (which I could not understand) you can
>>  export data and import them to gnuplot. So what?

>
> Okay, my post was not very good.
>
> The reason (I think) I need GNUplot, is that I would like to include
> the plots from R in a Latex report, where I would like to have all the
> text and equations in the plots with the same font as used in Latex.

Take a look at "Non-standard fonts in PostScript and PDF graphics" in http://cran.r-project.org/doc/Rnews/Rnews_2006-2.pdf, plus http://www.stat.auckland.ac.nz/~paul/R/CM/CMR.html

These describe one way to use LaTeX fonts in R plots.

Paul

> So when I read about opening and closing "dev" for making a pdf I
> figured that the plots that R produces are like the once Matlab makes;
> shows what they ought to, nothing more, nothing less.
>
> So I was wondering if anyone know of an GNUplot friendly format and
> the code that would produce that text file.
>
> I am new to both R and GNUplot, so I am pure ears if someone knows how
> to make such plots in R.
>
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