Re: [R] High resolution plots

From: Knut Krueger <>
Date: Sat 06 Aug 2005 - 00:12:39 EST

Gabor Grothendieck schrieb:

>On 7/13/05, Luis Tercero <> wrote:
>>Dear R-help community,
>>would any of you have a (preferably simple) example of a
>>presentation-quality .png plot, i.e. one that looks like the .eps plots
>>generated by R? I am working with R 2.0.1 in WindowsXP and am having
>>similar problems as Knut Krueger in printing high-quality plots. I have
>>looked at the help file and examples therein as well as others I have
>>been able to find online but to no avail. After many many tries I have
>>to concede I cannot figure it out.
>>I would be very grateful for your help.
> If you want the highest resolution use a vector format,
>not a bitmapped format such as png. See:
The link is now broken, and I did not copy the hints. Does anybody knows if it its available at any other location?

And I tried to find

>Thanks for the pointer! .wmf is far superior, I was just in the dark
>about the format and R's ability to produce it (An Introduction to R
>"Device drivers" does not mention it and I had obviously missed the
>deciding last two words in "?device" 'windows')
the wmf command but there is nothing to find with"wmf")

with regards
Knut Krueger

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