[R] graph bugs using R on MAC

Don McKenzie dmck at u.washington.edu
Sun Sep 18 21:48:44 CEST 2011

On 18-Sep-11, at 12:38 PM, bby2103 at columbia.edu wrote:

> This is has been bugging me for a long time. Nobody around me seems  
> to have this problem. I hope someone on the forum could help me.
> When I generate a R graph and want to bring the image into Word. I  
> cannot copy and paste it like many of my classmates can do. The  
> "Select" in Edit menu have all options grayed out.

You want "Copy", not "Select".  Then Paste into your word processor.

> So what I ended up doing is to save it as pdf file and bring it  
> into Word. But if I use "Identify" in the Plot statement, there  
> will be values labels on the graph when you click on the  
> observation. For some reason, these labels don't show up in the pdf  
> file.
> So the last resort I have is prinscreen, which always have  
> irrelevant things showing.
> I've tried updating R/OS and all softwares on my MAC, but nothing  
> seems to do anything. I have OX 10.6.8. Does this problem sound  
> familiar to anyone?
> Thanks in advance!
> Bonnie Yuan
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