[R-SIG-Mac] Using quartz-device from Emacs+ess

Byron Ellis ellis at stat.harvard.edu
Tue Apr 12 10:44:45 CEST 2005

Sorry, you're basically out of luck---the Terminal version of R (the 
one used by ESS) is blocking at the terminal input and not pumping 

On Apr 12, 2005, at 1:15 AM, Armin Goralczyk wrote:

> Hi list
> I am new to the list so the following might have been adressed already
> (Sorry, but I searched and found only emails from 2003).
> I'd like to use the quartz device from emacs+ess (installed via fink,
> running in apple X11). I like the RAqua GUI (Thanks!), but it would be
> most comfortable to have everything in emacs (for me).
> First I tried:
> started the device with
> quartz()
> and I can plot on it and I see the plot in the window
> but I can'''t do anything with the window (resize, save,etc) since the
> "rainbow ball" is spinning all the time. Is there a solution to this
> problem?
> Since I can see my plots, but nothing alse, I thought to plot on a pdf
> or jpeg device for saving/printing. But if I use
> pdf() or jpeg()
> and plot onto the device
> the file cannot be opened from Preview.app or Adobe reader and the
> file size is 0kb. What's the matter?
> Thanks for help.
> Armin
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Byron Ellis (ellis at stat.harvard.edu)
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