[R-SIG-Mac] Altering position of quartz window

Tim Cole Tim.Cole at ich.ucl.ac.uk
Wed Oct 7 11:15:43 CEST 2009

A while ago I mentioned not being able to alter the default position 
of the quartz window, but I didn't see any response. Is there any 
chance of fixing it?


[R.app GUI 1.29 (5464) i386-apple-darwin8.11.1]

>  R.Version()
[1] "i386-apple-darwin8.11.1"

[1] "i386"

[1] "darwin8.11.1"

[1] "i386, darwin8.11.1"

[1] ""

[1] "2"

[1] "9.2"

[1] "2009"

[1] "08"

[1] "24"

$`svn rev`
[1] "49384"

[1] "R"

[1] "R version 2.9.2 (2009-08-24)"

>  sessionInfo()
R version 2.9.2 (2009-08-24)


attached base packages:
[1] stats     graphics  grDevices utils     datasets  methods   base

At 12:58 +0100 11/9/09, Tim Cole wrote:
>There was some discussion a few months ago about how to alter the
>quartz defaults, and I remember that to change the size of the plot
>one has to hit return for the changes to stick.
>However to change the default position of the plot window from bottom
>left, this trick does not work. Altering the position to say top
>right, then hitting return, produces a bleep after a second or two,
>and the new status is stored and remembered on restarting R, but it
>still plots bottom left.
>Am I missing a trick here, or it is broken?

Tim.Cole at ich.ucl.ac.uk Phone +44(0)20 7905 2666 Fax +44(0)20 7905 2381
Paed. Epid. & Biostats, UCL Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH, UK

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