[R] problem with fonts
Henrik Bengtsson
hb at maths.lth.se
Tue May 28 10:08:13 CEST 2002
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> [mailto:owner-r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch]On Behalf Of Mehmet Balcilar
> Sent: Tuesday, May 28, 2002 7:34 AM
> To: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: [R] problem with fonts
>
>
> Dear all:
>
> I have two problems with fonts:
>
> 1. Some symbols, such \sum, \prod, etc., are not displayed on the
> R X11 graphic
> window. But, the postsript device displays the fonts correctly. I
> have two
> symbol fonts installed. -urw-symbol and -adobe-symbol. Removing
> -urw-symbol
> solves the problem. It looks like -urw-symbol is used by defult.
> How do I get
> the symbols displayed when -urw-symbol font is installed?
>
> 2. How can display letters in ISO8859-9 (latin-5), that is
> Turkish, encoding.
> Some of the Turkish letters, such as \:o, \:u, are displayed,
> but others,
> such as \v{g}, \c{s}, \i{}, are not displayed. Changing locale
> settings to
> turkish does not solve the problem. Hershey fonts do not help
> either. How can I
> get theser letters displayed?
The following r-help topic might answer your second question, but I am not
sure:
http://www.r-project.org/nocvs/mail/r-help/2002/2589.html
(and to be picky the "intToHex" in that text is of course "intToOct")
> I am using R 1.5 on Mandrake 8.2.
>
> Thanks.
>
> Mehmet Balcilar, PhD
>
> Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University
> Department of Economics
> Prospect Tinctik 56
> Bishkek
> Kygyzstan
>
> mbalcilar at manas.kg
Henrik Bengtsson
Dept. of Mathematical Statistics @ Centre for Mathematical Sciences
Lund Institute of Technology/Lund University, Sweden (+2h UTC)
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