Re: [R] PowerPoint

From: Sundar Dorai-Raj <sundar.dorai-raj_at_pdf.com>
Date: Sat 24 Jun 2006 - 01:42:23 EST

Hi, Bert,

Yes, this is true. However, it seems only to be a problem with lattice graphics and not traditional. So I am confused as to why there is a difference.

Thanks,

--sundar

Berton Gunter wrote:

> 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?
> 
> -- Bert 
>  
> 
> 

>>-----Original Message-----
>>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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