[R] What fontfamily x11() device normally uses?

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Aug 29 12:37:56 CEST 2003

You have the sources (for each), so why not read them?

The Unix X11 device has this helvetica hardcoded: what has arial to do 
with it?   If you would like more flexibility, please supply a patch 
against the current R-devel sources.

On Fri, 29 Aug 2003, M.Kondrin wrote:

> Can I somehow set x11 device to use font different from default 
> helvetica-arial (times for example?)? Is this font hardcoded into R or 
> can I substitute some other system font? Does x11 device use 
> standard/user-supplied .Xresources file (under Linux)?
> The questions are the same for gtk() device (with .gtkrc substituted for 
> .Xresources).

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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