[R-SIG-Mac] R set up on Mac OS 10.4.5

Sean Davis sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov
Mon Mar 13 18:13:04 CET 2006

On 3/13/06 10:33 AM, "David Johnson" <seasquirtdoctor at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have R on Mac OS 10.4.5 on a MacBook pro.  When I run R on terminal,
> plotting functions don't work.  (basically, I type hist(x) and nothing
> happens)  However, when I run it from Xterm or from R.app, the quartz
> application is functional and the graphics pop up.  What's going on?
> Anyone encounter something like this?

R uses X11 for plotting from xterm; this isn't necessarily available from
the terminal (read as is not).  I think you are describing expected
behavior.  Simply run R from an xterm and graphics will work.


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