[R] Printing Lattice Graphs from Windows

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Sun Jun 6 22:00:52 CEST 2004

On Sun, Jun 06, 2004 at 12:26:45PM -0700, Spencer Graves wrote:
>      Using R 1.9.1 alpha via XEmacs with ESS under Windows 2000, I did 
> the following: 
>      library(lattice)
>      xyplot(1~1)
>      I got the plot in a separate window, from which I did File -> Copy 
> to the clipboard -> as a metafile.  I then changed to MS Word, and it 
> pasted fine. 

>      When I started R 1.9.1 alpha directly (without XEmacs) and tried 
> the same thing, I got a standard lattice plot.  However, when I tried 
> File -> Copy to the clipboard -> as a metafile, I got a blank plot when 
> copying into MS Word.  When I copied as a bitmap, it came through fine.  
> However, I suspect that is unacceptable. 

Not ok. 

But isn't it a bug in the windows version of R if the Rgui.exe cannot copy
to the clipboard where Rterm.exe can?

I may be missing some subtle detail, though... 


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