[R] fonts and platforms

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Thu Apr 26 19:49:21 CEST 2001

On Thu, 26 Apr 2001 16:40:26 +0200, you wrote in message
<C374E6A0E25BD41197FB00508B014A1302874629 at FW-ZEUS>:

>Dear All,
>does anyone know why on one platform I have a Times New Roman font and
>another Arial (for graphics plots). I cannot find any reference to font
>selection via par(), cex() or options(), other than bold =2 etc,
>Can anyone calrify this form me so that I can acheive a modicum of
>homogeneity. is it perhaps a question of versions ?

The choice of font is up to the graphics driver.  Conceivably your
platforms are using different drivers.

The postscript() driver should be consistent across platforms, as far
as I know; you might want to produce your plots using that, rather
than producing them on screen and using dev.print.

Duncan Murdoch
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