[R] orientation of eps files

Roger D. Peng rpeng at jhsph.edu
Wed Mar 2 16:07:06 CET 2005

This is ghostscript feature, I believe.  See here:


I usually do

setenv GS_OPTIONS "-dAutoRotatePages=/None"

in tcsh.


Andrew Collier wrote:
> hello,
> i have a problem with the orientation of eps files produced with the postscript() command. i have generated some eps files with R using:
> postscript(file = filename, horizontal = FALSE, paper = "special", onefile = F
> ALSE, height = height, width = width, pointsize = pointsize)
> now, when i include these eps files into a standard paper document (ie. a4 paper, portrait orientation) everything is fine.
> however, i am now wanting to incorporate the same images into a presentation. i am making a pdf file, which for presentation purposes is in landscape orientation. i am using latex with the prosper package. images are included with \includegraphics{} and a pdf file is generated with dvipdf. however, in this case, when i include the eps figures the whole page suddenly gets rotated around into portrait. eps files from other packages seem to work fine.
> there is an example of the problem at ftp://chinstrap.nu.ac.za/orientation.pdf.
> if you have any ideas as to what might be causing this problem, i would be extremely happy to hear them.
> best regards,
> andrew.

Roger D. Peng

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