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

From: dr mike <dr.mike_at_ntlworld.com>
Date: Wed 23 Mar 2005 - 03:30:05 EST


I second the use of png() to create portable network graphics format pictures, as MS Word (XP and 2003 at least) can handle these without any problems. I use this format as a matter of course in preparing material for embedding in web pages.

Regards,

Mike

> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Prof
> Brian Ripley
> Sent: 22 March 2005 11:46
> To: Christoph Lehmann
> Cc: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: Re: [R] r under linux: creating high quality bmp's
> for win users
>
> On Tue, 22 Mar 2005, Christoph Lehmann wrote:
>
> > Hi
> >
> > I produce graphics with R under linux, but my collaborators
> often use
> > windows and cannot import eps pics e.g. in msword
>
> Are they sure? One can import eps images into Word, but you
> need to print them on a postscript printer.
>
> > what is the standard way to get e.g. bmp's with the same
> quality as eps.
> > going the way: creating eps, convert eps2bmp using
> 'convert' doesn't
> > yield good enough bmp's
>
> The bitmap() device might do better, although both are really
> using gs.
>
> I would use png() and convert to bmp with ImageMagick's
> convert or otherwise.
>
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