Re: [R] graphic output file format

From: Luiz Rodrigo Tozzi <luizrodrigotozzi_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri 11 Aug 2006 - 05:21:56 EST

Hi

I had some problems using GDD, especially with colors and with some advanced plottings.

In my case I didnt try the Cairo, I just got back to the png() using Xvfb (its almost 3 or 4 times slower than my first tries qith GDD, but using GDD would cause me to rewirte some parts of my script)

Since my Xvfb "came back to normal" in cron mode, I didnt use the Cairo, but mr urbanek really suggested it to me.

I dont know if you have something similar to Xvfb in Mac OSX

Tozzi

2006/8/10, erick@nospammail.net <erick@nospammail.net>:
>
>
> I received the following communication from the package maintainer
> for GDD (Simon Urbanek) when I was having compile problems on linux...
>
> > > gd.x86_64 2.0.28-4.4E.1
> > > installed Matched from:
> >
> > ^^
> > +--- your GD is too old. You'll need at least gd-2.0.29 (see README
> > in GDD) and 2.0.33 is recommended.
>
> > You may want to try Cairo (see the nightly page) instead of GDD,
> > because cairographics has some features that GD is lacking and it is
> > actively maintained (unfortunately libgd is pretty much dead).
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Simon
>
> Disclaimer: I actually cannot get the Cairo to work either!
> Eric
>
>
>
> On Thu, 10 Aug 2006 19:00:08 +0200, "Stefan Grosse"
> <stefan.grosse@uni-erfurt.de> said:
> > Please mail always also to the list, since it may be that there is
> > someone who could reply better and/or faster.
>
> [Case in point.]
> >
> > Especially in this case since I am only experienced in M$ Windows and
> > Linux so I am unable to guess whats wrong with OSX. does not even the
> > postscript device work? With postscript I get the best quality for
> > printing.
> >
> > e.g.:
> > postscript("test.eps", width = 8.0, height = 6.0, horizontal = FALSE,
> > onefile =FALSE, paper = "special")
> > curve(x^2)
> > dev.off()
> >
> >
> > Conan Phelan schrieb:
> > > Thanks for the feedback and link Stefan,
> > >
> > > Perhaps if I provide a little more background. (Pls
> > > forgive both my ignorance and my long windedness.)
> > >
> > > I am on Mac OSX and am only able to load the Quartz
> > > graphic device (is that normal?). From quartz, I've
> > > only been able to generate pdf files, which do not
> > > match the quartz display to my satisfaction. I've been
> > > attempting to find a way to generate other output
> > > files for comparison. (I've managed to generate a bmp
> > > file that looked awful, after acquiring Gostscript).
> > >
> > > Anyway, I figure R must able to produce high quality
> > > graphic outputs, so I'm trying different things. To
> > > this end I was hoping that the GDD package would allow
> > > me to load the x11 module but it seems to be a no-go
> > > (is there some system requirement I'm missing?).
> > >
> > > Conan
> > >
> > >
> >
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