[R-SIG-Mac] Quartz questions

Rob J Goedman goedman at mac.com
Thu Aug 10 15:59:35 CEST 2006


On Aug 10, 2006, at 6:39 AM, Tim Cole wrote:

> Thanks to Roger, Rob and Simon for their responses. My quartz pref
> pane setting was causing problem 1, as Rob guessed.
> This also explains another odd quartz feature I've seen. Go to the R
> quartz pref pane, tick the box to Override R Quartz width/height
> parameters, and set new values for width and height (not 5 and 5).
> Then untick the box, so the setting should be ignored, and exit
> preferences.
> Typing quartz() at the prompt now gives a 5x5 window, as it should,
> but selecting New quartz device window from the Window menu gives a
> window of the size specified in the preferences - odd!

More than odd. I'll have a look. Thanks.

>>> 2) Not sure if you can re-activate a previous window
>> Yes, you can, using dev.set - not by name, though.

Thanks Simon. Works indeed!


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