Re: [R] postscript rotation (bug?)

From: Marc Schwartz <MSchwartz_at_medanalytics.com>
Date: Tue 15 Mar 2005 - 00:21:27 EST

On Mon, 2005-03-14 at 15:16 +0000, Wouter Buytaert wrote:
> hello,
>
> when making postscript images with postscript() and converting them to
> pdf with epstopdf, some images are rotated 90 degrees clockwise. The
> postscript displays fine (ggv).
>
> It seems to be related with length(xlab)/length(ylab), e.g:
>
> >postscript("wrong.ps", width=5, height=5, horizontal=F, onefile=F,
> paper = "special")
> >plot(1, 1, xlab="short", ylab="abitlonger")
> >dev.off()
>
> If then converted to pdf with epstopf, then wrong.pdf is rotated
>
> However,
>
> >postscript("OK.ps", width=5, height=5, horizontal=F, onefile=F, paper =
> "special")
> >plot(1, 1, xlab="equal", ylab="equal")
> >dev.off()
>
> en then converted to OK.pdf displays OK.
>
> Setting horizontal=T does not change anything for the final pdf file.
> (The .ps is rotated -90 degrees however).
>
> Is anyone able to reproduce this problem? I am using fedora core 3.

There was just a discussion on this. See this thread:

https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-help/2005-March/065593.html

HTH, Marc Schwartz



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