Re: [R] PowerPoint

From: Berton Gunter <gunter.berton_at_gene.com>
Date: Sat 24 Jun 2006 - 01:08:12 EST

I've always assumed that this was a rendering problem in the MS application, as the reappearance of the missing lines on re-sizing shows that that the necessary information **is** in the imported .wmf file, right?

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> From: r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch
> [mailto:r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Sundar
> Dorai-Raj
> Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 7:55 AM
> To: Johannes Ranke
> Cc: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch; Marc Bernard
> Subject: Re: [R] PowerPoint
>
> Hi, all,
>
> (Sorry to highjack the thread, but I think the OP should also
> know this)
>
> One of the plots Marc mentions is xyplot. Has anybody else on
> this list
> had a problem with lattice and win.metafile (or Ctrl-W in the
> R graphics
> device)? I will sometimes import wmf files (or Ctrl-V) with lattice
> graphics into powerpoint and notice some of the border lines are
> missing. I can re-size the plot to make the lines reappear
> but have to
> find just the right size to make it look right. This seems to be a
> problem with PPT, XLS, and Word. I never have this problem with
> traditional graphics (e.g. plot.default, etc.).
>
> I'm using Windows XP Pro with R-2.3.1 and lattice-0.13.8, though I've
> also experienced the problem on earlier versions of R and earlier
> versions of lattice.
>
> Thanks,
>
> --sundar
>
> Johannes Ranke wrote:
> > Dear Bernard,
> >
> > if you use MS Powerpoint, it seems likely to me that you
> are using the
> > Windows version of R. Are you aware of the fact, that you can just
> > right-click on any graph and copy it to the clipboard (copy
> as metafile
> > or similar).
> >
> > That way you get a vectorized version of the graph, which
> you can nicely
> > paste into Powerpoint and edit.
> >
> > Johannes
> >
> > * Marc Bernard <bernarduse1@yahoo.fr> [060623 13:40]:
> >
> >>Dear All,
> >>
> >> I am looking for the best way to use graphs from R (like
> xyplot, curve ...) for a presentation with powerpoint. I
> used to save my plot as pdf and after to copy them as image
> in powerpoint but the quality is not optimal by so doing.
> >>
> >> Another completely independent question is the following:
> when I use "main" in the xyplot, the main title is very
> close to my plot, i.e. no ligne separate the main and the
> plot. I would like my title to be well distinguished from the plots.
> >>
> >> I would be grateful for any improvements...
> >>
> >> Many thanks,
> >>
> >> Bernard,
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
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