Re: [R] Fonts in Quartz Devices

From: Prof Brian Ripley <>
Date: Mon, 12 May 2008 17:18:41 +0100 (BST)

On Mon, 12 May 2008, Arcadio Rubio García wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm new to R. I'm using a Mac OS X 10.5 and R 2.7.0. I'm trying to change the
> font family for a plot in a quartz device.
> Simply passing the desired font by using the family argument works with other
> devices, but not with quartz. Am I missing anything? I've already checked the
> docs for quartz and quartzFonts, but didn't find a solution.

Can you tell us what you have tried? Some families worked not long before release, at least.

Such MacOS-specific questions are more likely to get an informed answer on R-sig-mac.

> Any help much appreciated.
> Regards,
> A. Rubio

Brian D. Ripley,        
Professor of Applied Statistics,
University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
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