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

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Fri 05 Jan 2007 - 00:35:48 GMT

On 1/4/2007 5:33 PM, karl.sommer@dpi.vic.gov.au wrote:
> Hello,
>
> thanks for the advice. I was aware that the version was out of date and
> your message prompted me to finally upgrade to the latest version 2.4.1.
> Unfortunately, running R under Emacs ESS, the problem I described earlier
> persists.
>
> I have also tried the Save as option under the standard RGui interface and
> this worked in both the old and the new versions of R, 2.3.0 and 2.4.1
> respectively. The problem seems to be associated with Emacs ESS. However
> I don't have a clue where to start in order to find a solution.

There may be other Emacs implementations available on Windows; if so, I'd try one of those. If that doesn't work, you could try filing this as an Emacs bug report, but I suspect that it won't get fixed. Your best choice may be to abandon Windows or Emacs.

Duncan Murdoch
>
> In general I quite like using Emacs ESS. It provides syntax highlighting
> and this makes scripts far easier to read than with the standard editor
> that comes with RGui.
>
> I would be grateful for any further hints from someone who has encountered
> similar problems in running R 2.4.1 through Emacs ESS 5.3.3 under Windows
> 2000.
>
> Regards
>
> Karl
>
>
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> On 1/3/2007 5:30 PM, karl.sommer@dpi.vic.gov.au wrote:

>> Hello list,
>>
>> I have encountered a problem trying to save graphs using the R-graphics
>> menu:  File|Save as.  The menu suggests that files may be saved as either
>> Metafile, Postscript, pdf, png, bmp, jpeg.
>> When I specify any of those file formats a menu comes up requesting a

> file
>> name.  After providing a name R invariably hangs and has to be restarted.
>>
>> I am able to save files under the various formats using the command line
>> without problems.  However, sometimes it would be convenient to use the
>> menus.
>>
>> I was wondering if anyone else had encountered a similar behaviour and

> had
>> found a remedy.
>>
>> I am running are under GNU-Emacs ESS 5.3.3.
>>
>>> sessionInfo()
>> Version 2.3.0 (2006-04-24)

>
> That version is out of date. Could you please update to the current
> version (2.4.1), and see if the problem persists? If so, could you
> please try it when running Rterm or Rgui on its own, rather than running
> under Emacs?
>
> Thanks.
>
> Duncan Murdoch
>
>> i386-pc-mingw32
>>
>> attached base packages:
>> [1] "methods"   "stats"     "graphics"  "grDevices" "utils"

> "datasets"
>> [7] "base"
>>
>> other attached packages:
>>  lattice
>> "0.13-8"
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> Karl
>>
>> _________________________________
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>>
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