RE: [R] r under linux: creating high quality bmp's for win users

From: Rau, Roland <Rau_at_demogr.mpg.de>
Date: Tue 22 Mar 2005 - 23:03:34 EST


Dear useRs,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch
> [mailto:r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Jan T. Kim
> Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2005 1:18 PM
> To: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: Re: [R] r under linux: creating high quality bmp's
> for win users
>
> On Tue, Mar 22, 2005 at 11:59:25AM +0100, Christoph Lehmann wrote:
>
> > I produce graphics with R under linux, but my collaborators
> often use
> > windows and cannot import eps pics e.g. in msword
> >
>
> P.P.S.: I'll never understand why Word & Co. don't support
> encapsulated
> postscript. With all that OLE and whatever, it can't be impossible to
> do as LaTeX / xdvi does...?

as far as I know, it is possible now. At least, it recently worked for me. I could include an eps-file which I produced with R into an ordinary MS word document. So it should be possible for them to include your eps-graphics.

Best,
Roland

Here at work, we do have:
- Microsoft Windows XP Professional Version 2002, Service Pack 2 and
- Microsoft Office Word SP1

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