[R-SIG-Mac] Text will not appear on any graph

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Sat Sep 4 19:41:29 CEST 2010

On Sep 4, 2010, at 12:56 PM, Adrian wrote:

> Hello,
> I am having trouble displaying graphs in R.  Whenever I create  
> graphs, no
> axes labels, numerical scales, or titles are displayed.  If I use the
> "text()" function to explicitly add text to the graph, no text is  
> displayed.
> I can see all of the graphs using the "demo(graphics)" command, but  
> none of
> the graphs include any text.  I am running R version: R 2.11.1 GUI  
> 1.34
> Leopard build 32-bit (5589) on Mac OS 10.6.4.  I would be happy to  
> provide
> any further information that could be useful in diagnosing this  
> problem.
> Any advice is appreciated.

Your font library has probably become corrupted. Use Font Book.app to  
look at Times, Courier, Helvetica and Symbol and remove any duplicate  
entries that are blank.


David Winsemius, MD
West Hartford, CT

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