[R] r under linux: creating high quality bmp's for win users

Rau, Roland Rau at demogr.mpg.de
Tue Mar 22 13:03:34 CET 2005

Dear useRs, 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch 
> [mailto:r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Jan T. Kim
> Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2005 1:18 PM
> To: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: Re: [R] r under linux: creating high quality bmp's 
> for win users
> On Tue, Mar 22, 2005 at 11:59:25AM +0100, Christoph Lehmann wrote:
> > I produce graphics with R under linux, but my collaborators 
> often use 
> > windows and cannot import eps pics e.g. in msword
> > 
> P.P.S.: I'll never understand why Word & Co. don't support 
> encapsulated
> postscript. With all that OLE and whatever, it can't be impossible to
> do as LaTeX / xdvi does...?

as far as I know, it is possible now. At least, it recently worked for
me. I could include an eps-file which I produced with R into an ordinary
MS word document. So it should be possible for them to include your


Here at work, we do have:
- Microsoft Windows XP Professional Version 2002, Service Pack 2
- Microsoft Office Word SP1

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