Re: [Rd] evince pdf viewing

From: Roger Koenker <rkoenker_at_illinois.edu>
Date: Sat, 31 Oct 2009 10:26:35 -0500

Thanks to all, the suggested fix has cleared this up.

Roger

On Oct 31, 2009, at 8:02 AM, Marc Schwartz wrote:

> In the interest of full disclosure, I did not provide that
> particular workaround.
>
> It came via a thread on r-help back in January:
>
> https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-help/2009-January/185742.html
>
> and was then moved to r-devel:
>
> https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-devel/2009-January/051891.html
>
> The workaround was posted by Martin in the r-devel part of the
> thread, which in turn was retrieved from the bug report here:
>
> http://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=18002
>
> See comments #8 and #10 in the above.
>
>
> Thanks!
>
> Marc Schwartz
>
>
> On Oct 30, 2009, at 4:15 PM, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
>
>> Yes, it is known: it is described with workarounds (thanks to Marc
>> Schwarz, AFAIR) on the ?pdf help page.
>>
>> On Fri, 30 Oct 2009, Roger Koenker wrote:
>>
>>> It was pointed out to me that scatter plots made on our rhel5
>>> system (sessionInfo() below, have the curious
>>> feature that when made with pdf() and viewed with evince show the
>>> points as "q" not "o". Is this a known
>>> problem with evince? It is pretty clearly not a problem with R,
>>> since if I bring the pdf file back to my mac
>>> and open in acrobat it looks normal. So this is a just-in-case-
>>> someone-else-runs-into-this kind of post.
>>>
>>>> sessionInfo()
>>> R version 2.10.0 alpha (2009-10-09 r50012)
>>> x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
>>>
>>> locale:
>>> [1] LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 LC_NUMERIC=C
>>> [3] LC_TIME=en_US.UTF-8 LC_COLLATE=en_US.UTF-8
>>> [5] LC_MONETARY=C LC_MESSAGES=en_US.UTF-8
>>> [7] LC_PAPER=en_US.UTF-8 LC_NAME=C
>>> [9] LC_ADDRESS=C LC_TELEPHONE=C
>>> [11] LC_MEASUREMENT=en_US.UTF-8 LC_IDENTIFICATION=C
>>>
>>> attached base packages:
>>> [1] splines stats graphics grDevices utils datasets
>>> methods
>>> [8] base
>>>
>>> other attached packages:
>>> [1] survival_2.35-7 quantreg_4.42 SparseM_0.80
>>>
>>> loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
>>> [1] tools_2.10.0
>>>
>>> url: www.econ.uiuc.edu/~roger Roger Koenker
>>> email rkoenker_at_uiuc.edu Department of Economics
>>> vox: 217-333-4558 University of Illinois
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>>
>> --
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