Re: [R] Jpeg and pixel

From: <thomas.schwander_at_mvv.de>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 12:24:11 +0100

I'll try it. thx

-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: Alberto Monteiro [mailto:albmont_at_centroin.com.br] Gesendet: Dienstag, 11. März 2008 12:24
An: Prof Brian Ripley; Schwander, Thomas, KS.R Cc: r-help_at_r-project.org
Betreff: Re: [R] Jpeg and pixel

Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
>
> How would I know? If you doubt this, try it with a standard font and
> compare.
>
> Note what I said about artefacts: something other than R is involved
> when you print. This is the sort of thing which happens if bitmap
> images are not printed at their native resolution.
>
I saw that R can write in SVG format, using the RSVGTipsDevice library. I think SVG is the closest format to losslessness when printing.

Of course, my ecological motivation would ban all formats that make printing easy, to save the environment by saving a few trees :-)

Alberto Monteiro



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