[Rd] Unpredictable EPS->PDF rotation (PR#4460)
nali at biostat.umn.edu
Wed Oct 8 10:11:49 MEST 2003
On 8 Oct 2003, maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch uttered the following:
> > > When I create EPS files, they sometimes appear rotated in my LaTeX PDF
> > > document and sometimes they don't. Two examples:
> > >
> It's definitely unrelated to R.
> The "bug" is in newer versions of gs (ghostscript) which does
> rotate plots under some circumstances by default.
> Of course, the authors of gs consider this a feature (called
> "AutoRotatePages"), but IMO it's been a very bad design-decision.
> Here, we have implemented a workaround by patching the
> "epstopdf" (shell script) (we use the version from teTeX), by
> the following:
Another, perhaps easier fix is to define
(or its equivalent in tcsh).
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