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