[R] rpart or Postscript problem?
feldesmanm at pdx.edu
Fri Sep 14 20:51:52 CEST 2001
I've run into another postscript/rpart problem unrelated to the issues I've
mentioned in a previous query.
I'm using 1.3.1 on a Win2K box.
draws a very nice plot on the windows graphic device. If I save this as a
postscript file, either by opening a postscript device before calling
plotcp, or by saving the graphics window as a postscript file, the
resulting file is not properly interpreted by Adobe Illustrator 9.0.1. In
particular, Illustrator misaligns the legend at the top of the box, as well
as the tick marks, and tick mark labels. The x and y axis labels, legends
and tick marks are fine. If I save the graph as a metafile and then read
it into Adobe Illustrator, the graphic is fine.
On the other hand, just to complicate matters, if I read the .ps file into
Adobe Acrobat Distiller 4.05, the resulting pdf file is perfectly
aligned. (It also seems perfectly aligned under Ghostview 4.0 as well).
So, is this a problem with the postscript driver for R, a problem with
plotcp, or inconsistency between Adobe applications?
Dr. Marc R. Feldesman
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