Re: [R] R grahics: Save as hangs computer

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Wed 03 Jan 2007 - 23:10:03 GMT

On 1/3/2007 5:30 PM, karl.sommer@dpi.vic.gov.au wrote:
> Hello list,
>
> I have encountered a problem trying to save graphs using the R-graphics
> menu: File|Save as. The menu suggests that files may be saved as either
> Metafile, Postscript, pdf, png, bmp, jpeg.
> When I specify any of those file formats a menu comes up requesting a file
> name. After providing a name R invariably hangs and has to be restarted.

>
> I am able to save files under the various formats using the command line
> without problems. However, sometimes it would be convenient to use the
> menus.

>
> I was wondering if anyone else had encountered a similar behaviour and had
> found a remedy.
>
> I am running are under GNU-Emacs ESS 5.3.3.

>
>> sessionInfo()
> Version 2.3.0 (2006-04-24)

That version is out of date. Could you please update to the current version (2.4.1), and see if the problem persists? If so, could you please try it when running Rterm or Rgui on its own, rather than running under Emacs?

Thanks.

Duncan Murdoch

> i386-pc-mingw32
>
> attached base packages:
> [1] "methods" "stats" "graphics" "grDevices" "utils" "datasets"

> [7] "base"
>
> other attached packages:
> lattice
> "0.13-8"

>
> Regards
>
> Karl
>
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