Re: [R] New user, requesting help with MAC installation of R

From: Ingmar Visser <i.visser_at_uva.nl>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2008 12:22:25 +0200

I guess that the default is to plot to a ps file rather than to a graphics window when using R from the terminal. hth, Ingmar

On 10 Apr 2008, at 12:02, Sophia Yancopoulos wrote:

> Hi:
>
> Yesterday I downloaded R and got it up and running on my PC without a
> hitch, not so when I tried to do the same on my Mac powerbook, using
> Mac OSX: version 10.4.11.. I have virtually no experience, so I
> can't tell what exactly went wrong.
>
> At first it appeared that the software loaded correctly, it seemed
> like I was able to install R , and I even successfully unpacked
> the package 'scatterplot3d' and was able to run some rudimentary
> commands.
>
> However, I did not get a graphics window when I tried to follow the
> same sequence of commands (following a tutorial) that worked on my
> PC-- basically everything worked except for the actual plot command:
>
>> plot(x,y)
>
> I did this in the command mode in a terminal window, but no graphics
> window came up.
>
> Can you please advise? THANKS IN ADVANCE!
>
> Sophia
>
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