[Rd] Saving images from dialog (PR#9336)

paoso at libero.it paoso at libero.it
Fri Nov 3 11:13:17 CET 2006

Full_Name: Paolo Sonego
Version: 2.4.0
OS: Windows XP Pro SP2
Submission from: (NULL) (

This bug (from the definition in the R FAQ ("If a command does the wrong thing,
that is a bug.") seems to me an inconsistent, but annoying disregard:
plot whatever image you want, e.g.:
hist(rnorm(1000), col = "blue")
When you try saving the image from the window dialog menu: File > Save as >
Png... (PDF..., etc.) in the pop-up dialog appears a 'Save as Type' form with
the Png files (*.png); typing the name of the image file without extension (e.g
image1) will produce a file without automatic png insertion at the end, i.e.,
file name will be image1 vs. image1.png (the 'right' output imho).

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