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

From: Richard M. Heiberger <>
Date: Thu 04 Jan 2007 - 23:03:16 GMT

The good news, you don't have to shut down R. Several control-G in the *R* buffer in emacs will recover control. A second attempt in the same GUI graphics device did get the postscript file saved.

A workaround for this problem is to use the command line, rather than the GUI menu, to save the file. This line


I discovered that it is necessary to set

when running R from emacs as the chmhelp is also freezing R and the help system. I am using R-2.4.1 on Windows.


for details on the command line dev.* commands.

Follow-up should go to the ess-bugs mailing list.

Rich mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Sat Jan 06 11:47:02 2007

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