[R] R on the web

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Mar 17 08:22:50 CET 2002

On Sun, 17 Mar 2002, Arne Mueller wrote:

> Hello All,
> I'd like to create diagrams for dynamic web-pages via a cgi-script that
> itself uses R. Sadly, I found out that the png and jpeg devices need an
> X-server :-( , so I cannot use these nice devices. Does any one have any
> experience using R for on-the-flycreation of graphics for web-pages
> pages? Any suggestions for workarounds?

I guess you are using Unix/Linux (although you did not say so).

Please read the See Also section of ?png.  TWO sets of devices have been
provided for you to do this.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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