[R] R grahics: Save as hangs computer

Richard M. Heiberger rmh at temple.edu
Fri Jan 5 00:03:16 CET 2007

The good news, you don't have to shut down R.  Several control-G in
the *R* buffer in emacs will recover control.  A second attempt in the
same GUI graphics device did get the postscript file saved.

A workaround for this problem is to use the command line, rather than
the GUI menu, to save the file.  This line

I discovered that it is necessary to set
when running R from emacs as the chmhelp is also freezing R
and the help system.  I am using  R-2.4.1 on Windows.

for details on the command line dev.* commands.

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