Creating svg graphics for web publishing

July 25, 2011

(This article was first published on me nugget, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Thanks to the nice post from Revolution Analytics I was finally able to get an svg device working on my Windows OS version of R. It took some additional tips from a fellow user of blogger to figure out out how to embed the result on (due to the inability to upload svg files I had to post the file on Wikimedia Commons and then create a link).

Luckily, I didn't need to rebuild my R version with cairo support – i just installed the R package Cairo and then used its function CairoSVG()

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