[R] SVG output on Windows OS

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Sat Aug 1 15:15:43 CEST 2009

On Jul 31, 2009, at 6:41 PM, Michael Roessler wrote:

> How may one save a graphic as svg on Windows? The svg() command is
> recognized and functions well on Linux, etc., but not on Windows, it  
> seems.
> I'm trying to use Hadley Wickam's ggplot2 and I would like to be  
> able to
> save created charts as svg for later input into Illustrator. I am  
> able to
> accomplish this workflow under Linux, but I don't know how to get R to
> recognize the svg() command under Windows. I have loaded RsvgDevice,  
> Cairo,
> and cairoDevice in my attempts. The problem seems to me to be directly
> related to enabling R to produce svg output on Windows, rather than  
> related
> to ggplot2.

What does capabilities() return?

David Winsemius, MD
Heritage Laboratories
West Hartford, CT

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