[Rd] More plotting comments

Timothy H. Keitt keitt@nceas.ucsb.edu
Mon, 14 Feb 2000 08:26:11 -0800

Telford Tendys wrote:
> Finally, when I do a plot like this:
>         curve( sin, lty="12345678" )
> I get a reasonable looking curved line on my X11 window but then I
> do the same thing in postscript I get the interesting result that the
> dashes are very tiny when viewed in ghostscript (5.10) but sensible
> length on paper from the printer. Is this a ghostscript bug or is there
> something non-portable about R output files?

If your postscript viewer performs antialiasing, small features like
these will smear; try it with antialiasing turned off and see if it
looks more like what you expect.


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