[R-SIG-Mac] Quartz questions
simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Thu Aug 10 08:32:51 CEST 2006
On Aug 9, 2006, at 9:52 AM, Rob J Goedman wrote:
> 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
Yes, you can, using dev.set - not by name, though.
> 3) Are the screen resolutions of the 2 machines identical?
Tim, you may want to send me screenshots to illustrate what you mean.
As Rob was saying, make sure you don't override any defaults (safe
bet is to move away the preferences file).
> 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.
>>> Tim Cole
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