Re: [R] Font quality in base graphics

From: willemf <jwhferguson_at_zoology.up.ac.za>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2008 12:34:20 -0700 (PDT)

Thank you Jeff, I will follow up on this. I just cannot believe that R does not have a good command of this. The obvious route is Postscript ourput, since it is not raster-based and one can incorporate EPS files into OpenOffice documents. However, when printing to a Postscript device, there is no control over the size of the text with respect to the graphics (at least I have not managed to obtain that level of control, even when restricting graphic size by specifying fin = c(3,3). The fundamental challenge for R is to generate identical copies of onscreen/pdf/PNG/postscript output. As far as I deduce this is not possible at present. Thanks for your comments. Regards, wf

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