Re: [R] adimpro package : R does not seem to find my ImageMagickinstallation

From: Olivier ETERRADOSSI <>
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 17:40:27 +0100

Thank you Professor,
yes it is (unfortunately...), or at least it seems to be ;-)
> c:\program files\imagemagick-6.3.0-q16;C:\Program Files\MiKTeX
> 2.6\miktex\bin; .......8<......(snip)......
Regards, Olivier

Prof Brian Ripley a écrit :
> On Wed, 19 Mar 2008, Olivier ETERRADOSSI wrote:
>> Dear list,
>> (sorry if I post to the wrong place...),
>> Though having spent some time on it, I cannot find an answer by myself
>> to the following behaviour of the read.image function (adimpro
>> package) :
>> I'm running R.2.6.2 on Windows XP. The home directory is C:\Program
>> files\R\R-2.6.2
>> Version 0.4.4 of adimpro is loaded.
>> ImageMagick 6.3.0 is installed, its directory is C:\Program
>> files\ImageMagick-6.3.0-Q16
>> When using function read.image in adimpro, extensions"tif", "tiff",
>> "png" .. and so on are not recognized, as seems to say the following
>> error message :
>>> Error in read.image(file = "JFtiff.tiff") :
>>> cannot find JFtiff.ppm
>> In my understanding, this means that adimpro behaves as if ImageMagick
>> was not installed, as the manual says :
>>> If ImageMagick is not available only "pgm", "ppm" and "pnm" formats
>>> can be processed
>> What am I misunderstanding or doing wrong ? (perhaps wrong location of
>> ImageMagick or wrong version...?)
> Is it (or its bin directory, if it has one) in your PATH? Being
> installed is not enough ....

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