Re: [R] exporting high quality graphics from R in Mac OSX

From: Duncan Murdoch <>
Date: Thu 22 Jul 2004 - 23:28:30 EST

On Thu, 22 Jul 2004 14:03:23 +0100, Rob Knell <> wrote :

>Nope, sorry, I made a mistake - it's Office vX, native for OSX. I've
>had a look around and found quite a few complaints on the 'net about
>Word X claiming to be OSX native but rendering the image as a scruffy
>bitmap, so I guess this is a Word problem. I don't want to invest in
>the newest version of MS Office, which might do it properly... maybe
>I'll hang on for the Aqua version of Open Office, so I can expunge MS
>from my hard drive.

What file formats does Word support? Do you know what format is used in a cut and paste operation?

On Windows, cut and paste is usually done via Windows metafiles, and Windows versions of R can produce those. I don't think OSX versions can (but my information might be out of date, I'm not an OSX user).

Duncan Murdoch mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide! Received on Thu Jul 22 23:35:34 2004

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