Re: [R] R-Logo in \LaTeX

From: Jean lobry <lobry_at_biomserv.univ-lyon1.fr>
Date: Fri, 07 Mar 2008 18:09:35 +0100

Gabor,

> this is nice, but
> 1) the logo is a bitmap, it is ugly if you resize it

Sure, it's a bitmap, but the naked eye resolution is only 100 $\mu$m so that a vectorized solution is overkilling in most common situations IMHO. I have to zoom by a factor 1200% to see some pixellization problems on my screen, but my eyes are admitedly getting older and older, one more instance of fortune(75) issue I guess :-(

> 2) you don't need a pdf version for pdflatex, it
> handles jpg (and maybe also png as well), so you can
> just use the logos at the R developer site.

Not so sure, I had to convert it a long time ago into a PDF format for a reason I don't remember. I'm sharing my *.rnw on a CVS with colleages working under Linux, Unix, Mac and Windows, so the reason could be that there was a problem in a given platform. The PDF choice is defensive in the sense that we are Sweaving with \SweaveOpts{pdf = T, eps = F}, so that including PDF is a pre-condition.

>It would be really nice to have a non-bitmap version, though.
>If it exists.

There was a not so-old thread about this on R-devel: http://finzi.psych.upenn.edu/R/R-devel/archive/19448.html

Best,

Jean

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