[R-SIG-Mac] Quartz questions

Tim Cole Tim.Cole at ich.ucl.ac.uk
Wed Aug 9 14:52:25 CEST 2006

I don't think there was a response to my quartz queries of a couple 
of weeks ago.

Tim Cole

At 16:08 +0100 26/7/06, Tim Cole wrote:
>I'm running R 2.3.1 on OS 10.4.7 with R GUI 1.17-pre (3343).
>1. args(quartz) says it defaults to 5x5 inches i.e. 360x360 pixels. 
>But I find it gives 6x6 (432x432) instead, and the width and height 
>arguments are ignored.
>2. Simon recently added a name to the quartz window as the first 
>argument. How do I make an inactive window called "fred" the active 
>window? If I repeat quartz("fred") it creates another window of the 
>same name.
>3. I have two identical G4 setups, at home and at work, but quartz 
>graphics work differently on them. On the work machine graphs look 
>grainy on moderate magnification, whereas the same graphics on the 
>home machine look fine. I can't currently provide chapter and verse 
>for this, but my question is what (if anything) in the R setup on 
>the two machines might explain such a difference in behaviour.
>Tim Cole
Tim.Cole at ich.ucl.ac.uk Phone +44(0)20 7905 2666 Fax +44(0)20 7905 2381
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