Bug 16320 - Add more functions to graphics devices
Summary: Add more functions to graphics devices
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: R
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Graphics (show other bugs)
Version: R 3.1.2
Hardware: All All
: P5 enhancement
Assignee: R-core
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Reported: 2015-04-17 14:33 UTC by Philipp Angerer
Modified: 2015-04-17 14:33 UTC (History)
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Description Philipp Angerer 2015-04-17 14:33:35 UTC
The current primitives rect, line, circle and text lack capabilities.

it would be awesome to add more optional capabilities to devices.

e.g. SVG and PDF both support hyperlinks and gradients, which could degrade elegantly for e.g. the PNG device (by rendering normal text and a pixel-perfect gradient instead)

gridSVG shows what might furthermore be desirable: https://sjp.co.nz/projects/gridsvg/