[R] a question about diparate device quality
ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Sat Oct 11 03:50:24 CEST 2008
On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 12:27 PM, Kyle Matoba <kmmatoba at ucdavis.edu> wrote:
> I have a question about why plots sent to certain devices can be of so much
> worse quality than others. Whenever I plot to x11 or pdf the graphs are of
> excellent quality. eps is a bit poorer, but of passable quality, and jpeg
> or tiff are terrible. I tried all manner of parameters, on many versions
> of R (most major releases from about 2.2 - present) under linux and windows
> and on a few different (pc) hardware setups and this patterns seems to be
> invariant. Could anyone explain why this is the case?
> For school and work I just pdflatex my pdf graphs into latex so it isn't a
> problem, but my new job likes to include them in, say, MS word documents for
> which I cannot easily use pdf.
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