[R] OT: ps -> eps -> MS Word
macq at llnl.gov
Thu Sep 13 15:54:45 CEST 2001
My guess is that the problem is in how Acrobat saves in .eps format.
If you have Adobe Illustrator available, try using it instead.
I frequently go R/SPlus -> Illustrator -> Word without loss of resolution.
(Illustrator and Word on the Macintosh, but that shouldn't matter for
this kind of thing)
At 8:56 PM -0700 9/12/01, Marc R. Feldesman wrote:
>I've created a bunch of postscript trees (post.rpart), which I
>subsequently edit in Adobe Acrobat 4.05 (I need additional labelling
>that isn't easy to add with R). After editing the labels and
>annotations using Acrobat, I then export the file to Adobe's .eps
>format so I can insert the picture into a Microsoft Word 2000
>document. The .pdf file distilled from the .ps file is crystal
>clear, while the .eps file is fuzzy at any resolution in any program
>(Ghostview 4/Ghostscript 7), Paintshop Pro 7, Word 2000, Powerpoint
>2000. Is there some way to keep the .eps resolution the same as the
>(I realize that LaTex is the way to go, but I'm too near completion
>of this project to change the entire document. And, the journal is
>too Neanderthal to accept a manuscript in LaTex format).
>I welcome suggestions.
>Dr. Marc R. Feldesman
>email: feldesmanm at pdx.edu
>email: feldesman at attglobal.net
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