[R] regarding saving R graphis images directly to directory

Deepayan Sarkar deepayan at stat.wisc.edu
Sun Jun 20 23:06:10 CEST 2004

On Sunday 20 June 2004 15:15, SAURIN wrote:
> Dear R,
> I am student at University of new haven, CT.I am trying to run my R
> scripts where I don't have X11() authentication to my account. I run
> those R scripts and when I generate any graphics I get error and it
> comes out from system.
> if possible , please let me know how can i run R scripts ...so, that
> I just SAVE BOX PLOT or HISTOGRAM jpeg or png files to current
> directory without poping up on screen or without using any devices or
> make them silent..or something.

You could output to postscript (see ?postscript for details). This 
sounds like a UNIX/Linux system, so you could probably use 'convert' 
afterwards to get jpeg/png if you want.

You can start R with 'R -g none' to make postscript the default device.

Hope that helps,


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