[R-SIG-Mac] Fonts in the GUI

Peter Macdonald pdmmac at mcmaster.ca
Fri Sep 15 21:01:20 CEST 2006

It shrinks at first, then grows on subsequent hits. It gave my large class a
good laugh the first time I tried it. The setting is saved so it re-opens in
the new size. This was with R 2.3.1 on Mac OS X.

on 2006-09-15 2:47 PM, Duncan Murdoch at murdoch at stats.uwo.ca wrote:

> When using R in a classroom, I'd like to increase the font size to 18 pt
> or larger so that it's easily readable on the screen.  When in the
> console, the menu item Format | Font | Bigger causes the font to shrink,
> not grow.  Hitting the shortcut key works, and after that the menu item
> works, but only in the console, not in a script edit window.
> I might have my R and R.app out of sync:  I'm using R-alpha r39158 from
> last week, and R.app r3717, not sure of the date.
> Duncan Murdoch
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 Peter D.M. Macdonald, D.Phil., P.Stat.
 Professor of Math & Statistics
 McMaster University
 Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4K1

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