[R-SIG-Mac] Quartz questions

Rob J Goedman goedman at mac.com
Fri Aug 18 03:13:19 CEST 2006


This problem should now be fixed in the nightly builds.


On Aug 10, 2006, at 6:59 AM, Rob J Goedman wrote:

> Tim,
> 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!
> Rob

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