[R-SIG-Mac] Using quartz-device from Emacs+ess
agoralczyk at gmail.com
Thu Apr 14 15:35:14 CEST 2005
Thanks for all the help and sorry to have bothered you. Using pdf() and
jpeg() works fine with dev.off(). I suppose I should have read the
manual more thoroughly.
Concerning the ``Trick'' (thanks for your detailed instructions): I
followed the instructions (see below), but behaviour of the window is
the same (i.e., quartz window always ``inactive'', ball spinning). But
I am not sure if I have the right version of R (R 2.0.1 came in
installer with for R Cocoa GUI 1.01). Do I have to recompile as
instructed? Or is the version that comes in the installer already
compiled with Aqua Tcl/Tk? I am not an expert concerning these things!
Yet another question: Do I get different graphics if I do plots in a
x11-device then export them via dev.copy() to the pdf-device than using
the quartz-device (from the R Cocoa GUI) and save as file? (it says is
the R Mac FAQ the plots are ``nicer'' with the quartz?!)
Thanks for help.
Quote from Jan de Leeuw:
Use a version of R compiled with the Aqua Tcl/Tk.
0. Use the terminal
1. go to /Library/Frameworks/R.framework/Resources/bin/exec
2. say "sudo /Developer/Tools/Rez -t APPL Carbon.r -o R"
3. in /Library/Frameworks./R.framework/Resources/etc put a file
old <- getOption("defaultPackages")
options(defaultPackages = c(old, "tcltk"))
Now you should be OK. This gives R a resource fork, and actually
makes it into a Tcl/Tk application. The Tcl/Tk event loop now takes
care of the events in the graphics window.
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