[R] Copying from graphics window in OS X

Jamieson Cobleigh cobleigh at gmail.com
Thu Sep 15 22:15:12 CEST 2005

You can try FreeSnap, a screen capture program for OS X:

Also, why are you running R from an XTerm?  There is an OS X native
version of R that might be better integrated with OS X for doing
screen captures:


On 9/15/05, Chris Wiita <cgwiita at ucla.edu> wrote:
> I'm running R from an Xterm window is OSX-Tiger.  Graphical windows
> appear as they should, but I'm having trouble copying from them--using
> cmd+c or the Copy option in the Edit menu won't place the graph in the
> clipboard (when I paste into a running OS X app, I get whatever was the
> last copied thing from a non-x11 window).  Any ideas on how to copy from
> a xterm-launched graphical window?  I can copy/paste into and out of the
> xterm command line, but I can't get anything from a graphical window.
> Thanks!
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