[R-SIG-Mac] Cairo / X11 problem in Mavericks
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Oct 27 22:37:33 CET 2013
On 27/10/2013 19:45, Jeroen Ooms wrote:
> I just upgraded my macbook to maverick and i'm running into an old problem.
> When I do:
> png(tempfile(), type="cairo")
> or even:
> R exists with a warning that X11 is required. I also tried:
> options(bitmapType = 'cairo')
> but same result. If I recall correctly this was not the case in OSX 10.8.
It was. You need to re-install XQuartz after an update. See the
> Is there any way to use png() or svg() on Mavericks without installing
png() yes: use the quartz-based device.
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