[R] dxf() like bmp() or postscript()?

Jason Turner jasont at indigoindustrial.co.nz
Sun Sep 9 23:01:04 CEST 2001


>  I have been using postscript()and contour() to do quick plots of geological
>  sufaces and it would be handy to be able to dump a plot as an autocad dxf
>  file for vector import into autocad. 

Assuming you have ghostscript, pstoedit might help.  This converts Postscript
to various vector and bitmap formats, including DXF (so says the man page,
anyway -- I've only ever used it for fig format).  pstoedit can be found at 


A one-step from R would definately be nicer -- as Prof. Ripley pointed
out, a call for volunteers at this point is in order.


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