Re: [R] heavy graphs

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2008 18:22:25 -0400

On 15/04/2008 5:22 PM, Georg Ehret wrote:
> Dear R community, I am creating large graphs with hundreds of
> thousands of datapoints. My usual way for output was pdf, but now I am
> getting file sizes of >30Mb that do not open well (or at all) in Adobe. Is
> there a way to reduce the resolution or get rid of overlaying datapoints?
> Any other idea is also warmly welcome!

A hexbin plot might be an alternative. This is implemented in the hexbin package on Bioconductor.

Duncan Murdoch



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