Splitting and Combining R pdf Graphics

October 7, 2012

(This article was first published on TRinker's R Blog » R, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

A question that often comes across various help lists is how to combine or split an output from an R graphics device. Maybe you have looped/combined multiple visuals into a single pdf to avoid cluttering your working directory and now you want to pull various pages out. Or maybe you have several different pdfs of various sizes you’d like to combine into a single multi page file (example-click here-). This post utilizes 2 short videos to demonstrate combining and splitting R produced pdfs.

This post serves two purposes:

  1. To show Windows users how to combine and split pdf’s (sorry this works only for Windows users)
  2. To challenge R bloggers who use other operating systems to perform the same combine and split tasks

First you’ll need to download PDF24 Editor (a free program)


Click Here

Combining Multiple R pdf Graphics in a Single File

Splitting R pdf Pages into Separate Files

Pretty easy. Now I challenge R bloggers who use Mac and Linux to provide the same “FREE” functionality for their platforms. Ideally, someone has an approach that spans multiple platforms.

If you have an alternate method for any operating system please provide a link to your blog in the comments below.

To leave a comment for the author, please follow the link and comment on their blog: TRinker's R Blog » R.

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