[R] Problems with png()

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Mon Sep 6 11:53:22 CEST 2004

Laura Quinn wrote:

> I am trying to save a series of plots as .png files by using
> png(file="myfile.png",bg="transparent")
> dev.off()

More details please, we cannot help otherwise.
At least version of R, operating system, and version of libpng, as well 
as the program that told you the file is corrupted ...

Uwe Ligges

> for each image plot I produce. Unfortunately when I have tried this I am
> unable to open the files, and am told they are corrupted.
> I have tried to use the jpeg() function but have the same problem. The only way I have managed to
> export a graphic successfully is as dev.copy2eps. Aside from producing
> unwieldy files, this is also unhelpful as I at m hoping to create a movie of
> the images via ImageMagick.
> Any suggestions?
> Thanks in advance,
> Laura Quinn
> Institute of Atmospheric Science
> School of the Environment
> University of Leeds
> Leeds
> LS2 9JT
> tel: +44 113 343 1596
> fax: +44 113 343 6716
> mail: laura at env.leeds.ac.uk
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