[R] creating eps files

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue May 1 17:27:32 CEST 2007

On Tue, 1 May 2007, Tak Wing Chan wrote:

> Hello,
> For a long time, I have been creating eps files from R using the
> following command:
> dev.copy2eps(file="my.eps")
> This has worked very well. But recently, the compositor of a journal is
> complaining that
> "The eps files would be useable except that they have not converted the
> type to outlines"
> Sorry for being vague, but I have no idea what this compositor is
> talking about. Do people have similar experience? And is there an
> option in the dev.copy2eps() that I could use to fix this problem?

I suspect he means that he wants the fonts embedded, which is not what eps 
requires.  See the article in R-News about doing that:


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