Re: [R] High resolution plots

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Thu 14 Jul 2005 - 21:05:32 EST

Knut Krueger <admin@biostatistic.de> writes:

> Peter Dalgaard schrieb:
>
> >Knut Krueger <admin@biostatistic.de> writes:
> >
> >
> >>Peter Dalgaard schrieb:
> >>
> >>
> >>>What is the real issue here? Import trouble? If you're importing to
> >>>Word/PowerPoint, why not use the Windows metafile? Perhaps they are
> >>>too ugly compared to EPS by your taste?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>My reason was
> >>http://www.adobe.com/support/techdocs/328541.html
> >>
> >
> >Oh, lovely.....
> >
> isn't it ? :-(
>
> >Stupid question: You did remember to close the graphics device when
> > you generated those plots (dev.off())?
> the first idea was no I didn┤t ... but I found my script and I did :-)
>
> >If an EPS file doesn't work with an Adobe product, there is some
> >reason to suspect that the file is corrupted or that there is an issue
> >with R's postscript driver. If you're seeing text corruption outside
> >the plot, then surely the E in EPS (for "encapsulated") is not working
> > as intended.
> That's a normal behaviour in windows surrounding.
>
> >Did you try the pdf() driver? That usually comes out rather nicely in
> >connection with Acrobat/Distiller.
> >
> No I did not actually.
> the plots are good enough for printing with an laser printer, but they
> are not good enough for the journal.
> It is curious. one of them wants only pdf the other one wants tiff and
> wordperfect or word .. maybe the next one will receive old latin stone
> plates ;-)
>
> Therefore for one journal it is enough to use the eps or bmp
> resolution with pdf file or just an pdf output, but for the next one I
> will need a tiff with 300 dpi at least.

It's still a bit weird if they want a bitmapped format, given the difficulty of scaling such beasts, but what was ever wrong with installing ghostscript and doing

bitmap("my.tiff", "tiff24nc", res=300)

?

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