[R-SIG-Mac] plot windows always open over terminal

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Feb 11 07:35:07 CET 2009

On Tue, 10 Feb 2009, Monte Milanuk wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm trying to figure out what seems like a relatively minor thing: how to get 
> R to *not* open new Quartz windows for plots right over the terminal window. 
> I've gone into the Preferences and there are four check boxes to select where 
> the user prefers the plot windows to open by default; none of them make any 
> difference in my case.  Is this 'normal' for R on Mac OS X, or is there 
> something else I should be looking at?

If you mean the R.app console rather than a terminal (Terminal, xterm 
...) window, yes it seems to have had no effect since the 'new' 
quartz() device.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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