Printing from X11 window (was: Re: [R] Working with R batch)

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at
Thu Apr 6 17:58:35 CEST 2000

Prof Brian D Ripley <ripley at> writes:

> > (I'm running R 1.0.0 on RedHat Linux 6.2 (intel).)
> Many X window managers allow you to grab a window as a bitmap. Mine's
> called snapshot.  There are raw x11 tools too.

"xwd" to be specific. It's on RH6.2 too. However, they (still!!!) seem
to forget packaging up the xpr print utility... and xwdtopnm gives an
all-black image, on my system at least.

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