Re: [R] Jpeg and pixel

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 12:12:07 +0000 (GMT)

You'll do much better with e.g. PDF, a format designed for printing and that used by the printing industry.

On Tue, 11 Mar 2008, thomas.schwander_at_mvv.de wrote:

> 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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