[R] png file

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Apr 4 17:18:47 CEST 2001

On Wed, 4 Apr 2001 Fairouz_Makhlouf at hgsi.com wrote:

> Dear R-help list users,
> I have a question about saving a graph as .png file under Unix.  The R
> version is 1.2.2.  The message I am getting is
> Error in X11(paste("png::", filename, sep = ""), width, height, pointsize,
> :  unable to start device PNG
>  No png support in this version of R

That means exactly what it says.  Where did your version come from?

> even though when I do help on png it shows that it should be working ok and
> it should be supported.

What help?  R's help says nothing like that.

Look at the configure logs to see why it was not configured in, if you
compiled it yourself.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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