Re: R-beta: first view, then save plot or image?

Fredrik Glockner (
14 Jan 1998 09:37:54 +0100

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Subject: Re: R-beta: first view, then save plot or image?
From: (Fredrik Glockner)
Date: 14 Jan 1998 09:37:54 +0100
In-Reply-To: Peter Dalgaard BSA's message of "12 Jan 1998 19:07:08 +0100"

* Peter Dalgaard BSA <>
| Bill Simpson <> writes:
| > Along a similar vein, is it possible to alter an image after it has been
| > plotted on screen?  That is, first create image, then decide I want a
| > different palette of colours, then alter it.  Again, is it possible to do
| > without re-executing image()? (In my case, without waiting another 1-2hrs)
| Sorry, no. Some of the external PostScript manipulators *might* be able
| to do this.

I've seen this demonstrated using the program `pstoedit' to generate
`xfig'-code from the R-generated PostScript.  Thereafter you can use
`xfig' to alter the figure and convert back to PostScript.  The
process is kinda involving, though.

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