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

Julin Maloof jnmaloof at ucdavis.edu
Tue Apr 12 19:04:16 CEST 2005

I am not sure if you are "out of luck".  Do you need to use a quartz device per se?  I use xemacs + ess in X11 and use the X11() device for graphics, and pdf() or jpeg() for saving images.  I am not sure why the later aren't working for you, however.


> Message: 5
> Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2005 01:44:45 -0700
> From: Byron Ellis <ellis at stat.harvard.edu>
> Subject: Re: [R-SIG-Mac] Using quartz-device from Emacs+ess
> To: Armin Goralczyk <agoralczyk at gmail.com>
> Cc: R-SIG-Mac at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Message-ID: <800756d902ad5571ceb8d95d1a85712a at stat.harvard.edu>
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> 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 
> events.
> 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)
> "Oook" -- The Librarian

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