Re: [R] High resolution plots

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat 06 Aug 2005 - 14:20:12 EST

On 8/5/05, Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/5/05, Knut Krueger <admin@biostatistic.de> wrote:
> >
> >
> > Gabor Grothendieck schrieb:
> >
> > >On 7/13/05, Luis Tercero <luis.tercero@ebi-wasser.uni-karlsruhe.de> 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:
> > >
> > >http://maths.newcastle.edu.au/~rking/R/help/04/02/1168.html
> > >
> > 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 help.search("wmf")
>
>
> It seems that the links have changed so that the part of the
> url that reads:
>
> http:maths.newcastle.edu.au/~rking
>
> needs to be replaced with:
>
> http://tolstoy.newcastle.edu.au
>
> That is, the link has changed from:
>
> http://maths.newcastle.edu.au/~rking/R/help/04/02/1168.html
> to:
> http://tolstoy.newcastle.edu.au/R/help/04/02/1168.html
>
> Alternately google for the message id, which is:
>
> <20040221000411.C14FC397E@mprdmxin.myway.com>
>

There is a useful summary of differences between bitmapped and vector graphics at:

http://www.stc-saz.org/resources/0203_graphics.pdf



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