[R] Editing R graphics

Mark Myatt mark at myatt.demon.co.uk
Thu Nov 22 14:18:08 CET 2001

Agustin Lobo <alobo at ija.csic.es> writes:
>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?

xfig is one that R can talk to directly. It takes some getting used as
the user-interface is a little idiosyncratic but it is pretty powerful
once you get used to it. The GIMP is pretty good. You might also try one
of the vector packages such as Kontour (aka Killustrator).


Mark Myatt

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