Re: [R] Copying from graphics window in OS X

From: Chris Wiita <cgwiita_at_ucla.edu>
Date: Fri 16 Sep 2005 - 05:49:43 EST

I hope there is a way...at the moment an os X screen grab is the only way to get a quick copy. When I ran Cygwin on a PC, copying from graphic windows was as easy as ctrl+c--so it doesn't sound like an X11 limitation. I'd like to know what Cygwin was doing in the background...

Sean Davis wrote:

>On 9/15/05 3:14 PM, "Chris Wiita" <cgwiita@ucla.edu> wrote:
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>>I'm running R from an Xterm window is OSX-Tiger. Graphical windows
>>appear as they should, but I'm having trouble copying from them--using
>>cmd+c or the Copy option in the Edit menu won't place the graph in the
>>clipboard (when I paste into a running OS X app, I get whatever was the
>>last copied thing from a non-x11 window). Any ideas on how to copy from
>>a xterm-launched graphical window? I can copy/paste into and out of the
>>xterm command line, but I can't get anything from a graphical window.
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>I don't think it is possible, but I would love to be corrected. You can
>simple make a png, pdf, etc. if you want to save the graphic.
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>Sean
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