[R] Editing R graphics

Winfried Theis theis at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Thu Nov 22 11:04:16 CET 2001

On 22-Nov-01 Agustin Lobo wrote:
> One of the few things that I miss from Splus is
> the ability of interactively add text and symbols to graphics
> that have been created by functions. I understand that the best
> solution in R is to create a graphic file and use external 
> software for editing the graphic. I know what to use in the
> Win environment, but could anyone suggest what tools would
> be appropriate under Linux?
Well, there are of course several options. My personal favourite is xfig and
there is even a device "xfig" to create xfig files directly from R. Xfig is a
vector-oriented graphics program easy to use and has a wide range of export
formats, such as eps combined postscript/latex and many others.

Cheers, Winfried

E-Mail: Winfried Theis <theis at statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: 22-Nov-01
Time: 09:58:42
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