[R] postscript problems (landscape orientation)

Peter Dalgaard p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Thu May 21 14:14:01 CEST 2009

Zeljko Vrba wrote:
> On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 12:32:28PM +0100, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
>> Using Acrobat Reader to view PostScript!  It is a PDF viewer.
> Ah, sorry, I explicitly convert the PS with ghostscript's ps2pdf. 
>> suspect you need to track down where conversion to PDF is happening 
>> and disable auto-rotation.
> Thanks, I'll search for auto-rotation.

I think the trick is

jade:~/> env | grep GS_

which I still have on my work login. However, I almost never use PS 
these days since it is easier just to create the plot files with the 
pdf() device.

>> What happened when you followed that request?
> People got printed pages in strange orientations.
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