Shiny plots PDF export

December 28, 2017

(This article was first published on R – MYHAPPYDATA BLOG, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Sometimes it is useful to build a pdf export option into a Shiny app. I built a basic app at first (every important notes was included as comment) to show how to do it easily:



You can also export the ggplot2 type plots like this:


final notes: If You would like to use Cairo on Ubuntu You need to run this commands at first:

sudo apt-get install libcairo2-dev
sudo apt-get install libxt-dev

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