I conducted a bayesian analysis and obtained some plots in winbugs. Does any one how to put the history graphs in WinBUGS in Latex? I could not save the plots as pdf.

  • Maybe virtually print the plots with software like CutePDF and by \includegraphics or pdfpage include the graph in your Latex file? – La Raison Jan 11 '13 at 21:36
  • @Günal save/export the figure data in ascii .txt and plot in any software you like to get a PDF or EPS. May be combination of R and Sweave. I suggest post your question at Cross Validated.SX – texenthusiast Jan 11 '13 at 22:57
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    As it stands, this seems to be about WinBUGS (for which we could do with a link) rather than about TeX. It's borderline for on-topic. It would be useful if you could specify if th key part is to get the data out of WinBUGS or to reproduce the same type of graphic using LaTeX. – Joseph Wright Jan 12 '13 at 8:07

Can you save/export the plots in any other format? If yes, maybe you can convert those files to pdf using programs like ImageMagick or Inkscape but, as far as I remember, WinBUGS is very limited for editing or exporting plots.

Another option is using R. You can export from WinBUGS all your data in ASCII and in R you can import them with the package coda. There also is a package called R2WinBUGS, I do not know how it works but it could be useful (it seems you can run your BUGS model from R). The advantage of using R is that it has a lot of functions to create beautiful plots and you can save them in pdf easily (or in tikz format with the package tikzDevice, if you want).

I hope this helps you.

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