Re: [R] Resolution of plots?

From: Prof Brian Ripley <>
Date: Wed 22 Feb 2006 - 01:41:56 EST

On Tue, 21 Feb 2006, Marcus Gry Björklund wrote:

> I have a problem regarding the output from the R plot window.

It seems you are using Windows, but you didn't say so! I will assume that from here on down.

> I have a quite dense dendrogram that I wish to visualize using a suitable
> software (like Illustrator), and to accomplish that I right click on the
> image from the plotting device and I save as metafile. The problem is when I
> scale up the image, some of the vectors in the dendrogram image are
> inseparable.
> My question is if there is any way of increasing the resolution of the
> meta-file that I get from the plotting device?

No, as it is done to full metafile resolution (1/1200"). Why not plot on a larger size directly to a metafile using win.metafile?

Brian D. Ripley,        
Professor of Applied Statistics,
University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
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