[R-SIG-Mac] Quartz device, font family selection.

Charly charles.hebert at gmail.com
Thu Jan 8 15:54:29 CET 2009

Hi All & Happy new year !

On 10.5.6, R version R 2.8.1, I'm trying to change the family font in
quartz device using the "family" option.

I found this old mail and I encoutered the same problem...

Any idea ?

Thanks in advance, Charles

> I'm new to R. I'm using a Mac OS X 10.5.2 and R 2.7.0. I'm trying to
> change the font family for a plot in a quartz device.
> Simply passing the desired font by using the family argument works
> with other devices, but not with quartz. For instance:
> quartz(family="Monaco") or quartz(family="Courier") don't affect the
> font family of the output.
> However, both commands work fine on 2.6.2. Is this a bug?

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