[Rd] svg ignores cex.axis in R3.5.1 on macOS

Spencer Graves @pencer@gr@ve@ @ending from prod@y@e@com
Fri Aug 31 21:21:40 CEST 2018

       Plots produced using svg in R 3.5.1 under macOS 10.13.6 ignores 
cex.axis=2.  Consider the following:

 > plot(1:2, cex.axis=2)
 > svg('svg_ignores_cex.axis.svg')
 > plot(1:2, cex.axis=2)
 > dev.off()
 > sessionInfo()
R version 3.5.1 (2018-07-02)
Platform: x86_64-apple-darwin15.6.0 (64-bit)
Running under: macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Matrix products: default

[1] en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8/C/en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8

attached base packages:
[1] stats     graphics  grDevices utils     datasets  methods base

loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
[1] compiler_3.5.1

       ** The axis labels are appropriately expanded with the first 
"plot(1:2, cex.axis=2)".  However, when I wrote that to an svg file and 
opened it in other applications (GIMP and Safari), the cex.axis request 
was ignored.  This also occurred inside RStudio on my Mac. It worked 
properly using R 3.2.1 under Windows 7.

       Spencer Graves

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