Re: [R] problems with .svg

From: Mag. Ferri Leberl <ferri.leberl_at_gmx.at>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2008 10:27:36 +0100

Asche auf mein Haupt.
Yours,
Mag. Ferri Leberl

Am Donnerstag, den 24.01.2008, 17:12 +0000 schrieb Prof Brian Ripley:
> I suspect you have ignored
>
> 'If you are using an old version of R and think it does not work
> properly, upgrade to the latest version and try that, before posting.'
>
> (from the posting guide). You didn't tell us your R version (as we asked
> in the posting guide) and so we have assumed it was the latest version
> given that quote.
>
> RSvgDevice needs R >= 2.6.0, as
>
> http://cran.at.r-project.org/src/contrib/Descriptions/RSvgDevice.html
>
> shows (linked from the page quoted below).
>
> Please do update your R if it is earlier.
>
>
> On Thu, 24 Jan 2008, Mag. Ferri Leberl wrote:
>
> > Dear everybody,
> > I still didn't manage to install the RSvgDevice-Package. Please, note
> > the attached file: The server cannot seriousely be the problem. I would
> > be glad if you could find the mistake.
> > Thank you in advance.
> > Yours,
> > Mag. Ferri Leberl
> >
> >
> >
> > Am Sonntag, den 20.01.2008, 18:29 +0000 schrieb Prof Brian Ripley:
> >> On Sun, 20 Jan 2008, Mag. Ferri Leberl wrote:
> >>
> >>> The program does not open the interface again to select am mirror.
> >>> Neither works
> >>>
> >>> install.packages("RSvgDevice", dependencies = TRUE,
> >>> repos="http://cran.r-project.org",contriburl="http://cran.r-project.org")
> >>>
> >>> the feedback here is
> >>>
> >>> Warnung in install.packages("RSvgDevice", dependencies = TRUE, repos =
> >>> "http://cran.r-project.org", :
> >>> argument 'lib' is missing: using
> >>> '/home/nemo/R/i486-pc-linux-gnu-library/2.5'
> >>> Warnung: unable to access index for repository http://cran.r-project.org
> >>> Warning message:
> >>> package ‘RSvgDevice’ is not available in: install.packages("RSvgDevice",
> >>> dependencies = TRUE, repos = "http://cran.r-project.org",
> >>>
> >>> What is going wrong?
> >>
> >> You incorrectly specified contriburl: you only need repos, and giving
> >> contriburl incorrectly is the reason for the message you got.
> >>
> >> I suspect chooseCRAN mirror() failed because the CRAN master was
> >> inaccessible: it has been from here on and off all day. In which case you
> >> will need to select a different mirror.
> >>
> >>> Yours, Leberl
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Am Sonntag, den 20.01.2008, 16:34 +0100 schrieb Gabor Csardi:
> >>>
> >>>> Yes, try another mirror. Austria should work. Or go to
> >>>> http://cran.at.r-project.org/src/contrib/PACKAGES.html
> >>>> and download the package directly and install it via
> >>>>
> >>>> R CMD INSTALL <package_file>
> >>>>
> >>>> You might need to give the '-l' options for where to install to.
> >>>>
> >>>> G.
> >>>>
> >>>> On Sun, Jan 20, 2008 at 03:49:22PM +0100, Mag. Ferri Leberl wrote:
> >>>>> Thank you so far.
> >>>>> install.packages("RSvgDevice", dependencies = TRUE)
> >>>>>
> >>>>> returns
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Warnung in install.packages("RSvgDevice", dependencies = TRUE) :
> >>>>> argument 'lib' is missing: using '/usr/local/lib/R/site-library'
> >>>>> Warnung in install.packages("RSvgDevice", dependencies = TRUE) :
> >>>>> 'lib = "/usr/local/lib/R/site-library"' is not writable
> >>>>> Would you like to create a personal library
> >>>>> '~/R/i486-pc-linux-gnu-library/2.5'
> >>>>> to install packages into? (y/n) y
> >>>>> --- Please select a CRAN mirror for use in this session ---
> >>>>> Loading Tcl/Tk interface ... done
> >>>>> Warning message:
> >>>>> package ‘RSvgDevice’ is not available in: install.packages("RSvgDevice",
> >>>>> dependencies = TRUE)
> >>>>>
> >>>>> When asked I chose for the Bamberg-mirror.
> >>>>> Can you recognize a mistake? Should I chose for a different mirror?
> >>>>> Thank you in advance.
> >>>>> Yours, Mag. Ferri Leberl
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Am Montag, den 14.01.2008, 19:21 +0100 schrieb Gabor Csardi:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Are you sure this is an R problem? I guess it is not, but
> >>>>> rather a pstoedit problem.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> You can use the RSVGDevice package, or the Cairo package to
> >>>>> export your graphics directly into SVG from R.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Gabor
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On Mon, Jan 14, 2008 at 07:10:13PM +0100, Mag. Ferri Leberl wrote:
> >>>>> > Dear everybody!
> >>>>> > I am making a graph in R and employ pstoedit to expot the .pdf-output
> >>>>> > to .svg.
> >>>>> > When I open the .svg with firefox I get the .svg-code shown wit the
> >>>>> > following header:
> >>>>> > "Mit dieser XML-Datei sind anscheinend keine Style-Informationen
> >>>>> > verknüpft. Nachfolgend wird die Baum-Ansicht des Dokuments angezeigt."
> >>>>> > Which information should how be included?
> >>>>> > Thank you in advance.
> >>>>> > Yours,
> >>>>> > Mag. Ferri Leberl
>
> --
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