[R-SIG-Mac] Quartz questions

Rob J Goedman goedman at mac.com
Wed Aug 9 18:52:36 CEST 2006


1) What are your preference settings for Quartz?

 > quartz(width = 5, height=6)

works on my system (as long as I don't use the override setting in  
the pref pane).

2) Not sure if you can re-activate a previous window

3) Are the screen resolutions of the 2 machines identical?


On Aug 9, 2006, at 5:52 AM, Tim Cole wrote:

> 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.
>> Thanks,
>> Tim Cole
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