[R] using pdf(file="") encount a Chinese garbled

Jinsong Zhao jszhao at yeah.net
Fri Sep 12 06:33:19 CEST 2014

On 2014/9/11 21:10, PO SU wrote:
> Dear expeRts,
>      When i use the following codes:
>      pdf(file="1.pdf",width=15)
>      plot(1:3,main="你好")
>      dev.off()
> #There were 12 warnings (use warnings() to see them)
>    I find that "你好" can't show correctly in pdf file, but  i just  plot(1:3,main="你好") to R plot viewer, it's ok .
>    Is there anyone happen to know the solution? BTW, i explore the encoding argument in ?pdf ,but still can't solve the problem.

please refer to:
Paul Murrell and Brian Ripley (2006) Non-standard fonts in PostScript 
and PDF graphics. R News, 6(2):41–47. 

if you can read Chinese, you also can refer to:


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