[R] High resolution figures for a paper?

Sarah Goslee sarah.goslee at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 19:10:41 CEST 2008

The production of "publication-quality graphics" has been discussed at
great length on R-sig-eco over the past week or so. The archive is
available here:
and the thread is very near the bottom. Very detailed recommendations
have been provided. (Also see the past two days, which are not of
course in the May archive.)


On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 11:12 AM, zhijie zhang <epistat at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Rusers,
>  My manuscript has been conditionally accepted recently. The problem to
> generate the high  resolution figures in R for the manuscript cannot be
> solved by me.
> The journal editor ask me to generate the figures with a minimum resolution
> of 500 dpi. I have tried the *menu-driven method* to save the figures as
> JPEG (100% printed quality), but the results seem not to be very good. I
> have submitted the generated figures twice using the above-mentioned method,
> but the Editor think the resolution is still very low.
>  Finally, i used the Photoshop to check the figure. It seems that its
> resolution for JPEG (100% printed quality) is about 72dpi.
>  *Does anybody know a better method to save a figure with user-defined
> resolution in R software, especially high resolution? Could u please show me
> an example if possible?*
>  I hope to save the figures as TIFF/JPEG format at 1000 dpi.
>  Thanks a lot.

Sarah Goslee

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