Cairo

R Graphics Device using Cairo Graphics Library for Creating High-Quality Bitmap (PNG, JPEG, TIFF), Vector (PDF, SVG, PostScript) and Display (X11 and Win32) Output

R graphics device using cairographics library that can be used to create high-quality vector (PDF, PostScript and SVG) and bitmap output (PNG,JPEG,TIFF), and high-quality rendering in displays (X11 and Win32). Since it uses the same back-end for all output, copying across formats is WYSIWYG. Files are created without the dependence on X11 or other external programs. This device supports alpha channel (semi-transparent drawing) and resulting images can contain transparent and semi-transparent regions. It is ideal for use in server environments (file output) and as a replacement for other devices that don't have Cairo's capabilities such as alpha support or anti-aliasing. Backends are modular such that any subset of backends is supported.

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Package
Cairo
Version
1.5-10
Title
R Graphics Device using Cairo Graphics Library for Creating High-Quality Bitmap (PNG, JPEG, TIFF), Vector (PDF, SVG, PostScript) and Display (X11 and Win32) Output
Author
Simon Urbanek , Jeffrey Horner
Maintainer
Simon Urbanek
Depends
R (>= 2.4.0)
Imports
grDevices, graphics
Suggests
png
Enhances
FastRWeb
Description
R graphics device using cairographics library that can be used to create high-quality vector (PDF, PostScript and SVG) and bitmap output (PNG,JPEG,TIFF), and high-quality rendering in displays (X11 and Win32). Since it uses the same back-end for all output, copying across formats is WYSIWYG. Files are created without the dependence on X11 or other external programs. This device supports alpha channel (semi-transparent drawing) and resulting images can contain transparent and semi-transparent regions. It is ideal for use in server environments (file output) and as a replacement for other devices that don't have Cairo's capabilities such as alpha support or anti-aliasing. Backends are modular such that any subset of backends is supported.
License
GPL-2
SystemRequirements
cairo (>= 1.2 http://www.cairographics.org/)
URL
NeedsCompilation
yes
Packaged
2019-03-27 21:32:25 UTC; svnuser
Repository
CRAN
Date/Publication
2019-03-28 20:00:37 UTC

install.packages('Cairo')

1.5-10

2 months ago

http://www.rforge.net/Cairo/

Simon Urbanek

GPL-2

Depends on

R (>= 2.4.0)

Imports

grDevices, graphics

Suggests

png

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