Re: [R] Problem with RSVGTipsDevice

From: Tony Plate <>
Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2007 10:33:40 -0600

The new version of RSVGTipsDevice (0.7.1) that is now available on CRAN should fix this problem. Please let me know if it doesn't, or if there are other problems.

mister_bluesman wrote:
> Hi there.
> I am still trying to get the RSVGTipsDevice to work, yet I can not.
> I have copied the first example from RSVGTipsDevice documentation:
> library(RSVGTipsDevice)
> devSVGTips("C:\\svgplot1.svg", toolTipMode=1,
> title="SVG example plot 1: shapes and points, tooltips are title + 1 line")
> plot(c(0,10),c(0,10), type="n", xlab="x", ylab="y",
> main="Example SVG plot with title + 1 line tips (mode=1)")
> setSVGShapeToolTip(title="A rectangle", desc="that is yellow")
> rect(1,1,4,6, col='yellow')
> setSVGShapeToolTip(title="1st circle with title only")
> points(5.5,7.5,cex=20,pch=19,col='red')
> setSVGShapeToolTip(title="A triangle", desc="big and green")
> polygon(c(3,6,8), c(3,6,3), col='green')
> # no tooltips on these points
> points(2:8, 8:2, cex=3, pch=19, col='black')
> # tooltips on each these points
> invisible(sapply(1:7, function(x)
> {setSVGShapeToolTip(title=paste("point", x))
> points(x+1, 8-x, cex=3, pch=1, col='black')}))
> This results in the following output:
> svgplot1.svg
> It opens but when I try and hover over the triangle, for example, I do not
> get a topptip box appear. I have tried opening the file though firefox, and
> XP IE - and on more than one computer yet it does not work. Do I need to
> install something else as well?
> Many thanks mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Mon 18 Jun 2007 - 16:55:15 GMT

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