Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Tue Nov 26 18:38:16 CET 2002

Matej Cepl wrote:
> Carlos Ortega wrote:
> > Well you can produce JPEG, PNG or BMP images directly from
> > R and later you can transform the image to the desired type of
> > file format with another second program (one that provide the
> > feature you need is, ImageMagick).
> On slightly related theme -- is there anyway how to make these
> EPS pictures less bulky? I am writing a paper with couple of
> pairs() and they are all 600k, 800k, etc. And it is really heck
> of waiting to work with them (moreover, currently it is three
> pages, but PDF file is already 1MB). However, I would prefer to
> use EPS before PNG/BMP (which would be probably smaller and
> faster) because of device independency.
> Any thoughts on that?

These are vector format and each plotted data point, each line etc. is
represented in the file, so size can be modelled as lm(size ~
number.of.elements) (yes, including an intercept). ;-)

Uwe Ligges
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