Re: [R] Extracting R plots from MS Word

From: Jonathan Baron <>
Date: Thu 29 Jun 2006 - 20:53:24 EST

Another way to do this is with OpenOffice (OO). Read the Word file into OO Writer. Cut the figure. Open OO Draw. Click Paste, and the figure appears in Draw. Save it as EPS, or whatever you like. This works for both EMF and WMF.

> * <> [060629 08:30]:

> > As this is time critical I would like to slightly abuse the list by asking
> > whether anyone knows how to extract from MS Word into a stand-alone
> > graphics file a plot that was pasted into Word from R (probably as a
> > Windows Metafile, but possibly as a bitmap).
Jonathan Baron, Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania
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