[R-SIG-Mac] Re: R Aqua 2.0.1 interface: what happened?!

stefano iacus stefano.iacus at unimi.it
Thu Dec 30 09:38:04 CET 2004

On Dec 29, 2004, at 11:02 PM, RenE J.V. Bertin wrote:

> Hi Rob,
> Thanks :) I'll be downloading a new build tomorrow, then.
> In the meantime: the issue with Helvetica Narrow also exists with R 
> under X11, which should I think use little Mac specific graphics code. 
> If I copy a graph using dev.copy2eps( family="HelveticaNarrow", ...), 
> I still get an eps file calling for Helvetica-Narrow. I'm not sure 
> what to think of this, but it seems clear that at least some of the 
> font handling issues go deeper than just being Mac specific.
> The Save/Save As command, what does it actually do? Redraw the graph 
> using R's own pdf() device, or use OS/X's pdf 'metafile' format?
makes a dev copy to R own pdf() device.
about fonts: you can only use Postscript families as font names.

>  That latter option used generate pdf files that I had trouble 
> importing into Illustrator CS (with R 1.9.1) whereas that seems to go 
> smoothly now.
> Best,
> René
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