Re: [R] pictex graphics device and color

From: Paul Murrell <p.murrell_at_auckland.ac.nz>
Date: Fri 01 Apr 2005 - 06:58:41 EST

Hi

Steve.Rowley@sanofi-aventis.com wrote:
> Is the pictex graphics device known not to support color?
>
> In R 2.0.1 Patched (2004-11-17), it produced very pretty output:
>
> ## pictex(file = "modern-metatheonomy.tex", bg = "transparent");
> ## plotData(data);
> ## dev.off()
>
> ... but it appears to have ignored all color information.

Unfortunately, the source code for the pictex driver contains no handling of colour.

Not sure how hard it would be to add;
https://svn.r-project.org/R/trunk/src/library/grDevices/src/devPicTeX.c is the file to look at if you're interested.

Paul

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