[R-SIG-Mac] x11() not working

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Tue Jun 10 16:28:15 MEST 2003

On Tue, 10 Jun 2003, Kieran Healy wrote:

> Hi -
> I'm running R 1.7.0 under Mac OS 10.2.6. I normally use Enrico
> Franconi's Enhanced Carbon Emacs version (21.3.50) and ESS 5.1.24. With
> Apple's X11 Beta 3 running, I can't get an x11 window to open when
> running R under ESS or in a regular terminal window. If I launch R from
> an xterm, then x11() works fine.
> When I try to x11() from a terminal or inside emacs, I get the
> following error:
>  > x11()
> Error in X11(display, width, height, pointsize, gamma, colortype,
> maxcubesize,  :
>          unable to start device X11
> In addition: Warning message:
> unable to open connection to X11 display`'

I use

inside ESS.


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