[R] Display time of PDF plots
bgunter@4567 @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Mon Sep 3 20:20:54 CEST 2018
1. Plot a random sample of the points (e.g. of rows of matrix/dataframe
containing "x" and "y" columns
2. See the hexbin package
3. Check out the graphics taskview on cran:
(though it may be somewhat dated by now)
4. Internet search: e.g. on "display scatterplots with thousands of
5. Search/Post on stats.stackexchange.com instead.
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On Mon, Sep 3, 2018 at 10:45 AM Rich Shepard <rshepard using appl-ecosys.com>
> This may be an inappropriate forum for this question. If so, please
> me in a better direction.
> A current project includes scatter plots with thousands of points. Saved
> as PDF files they display slowly using a pdf viewer or when included in the
> PDF output of a LaTeX document.
> Is there a process by which these plots can be 'thinned' so they show
> same overall patterns but with fewer points so they display more quickly?
> Rasterizing them to .jpg files using 'convert' allows them to load
> immediately, but the bit-mapped resolution is, of course, much lower than
> the vector PDF format.
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