[R] problem pasting into Illustrator CS2

Dr. Christoph Scherber Christoph.Scherber at agr.uni-goettingen.de
Wed Jun 4 23:39:10 CEST 2008

Dear Courtney,

Are you exporting the graphs as postscript files? This is the usual way I
do it when moving graphs between R and Illustrator CS2. I´m afraid I do
not have a Mac, but I suppose CS2 runs similarly on both systems.

Best wishes

> To Whom it May Concern:
> I have been using R version 2.6.2 for awhile now, installed on a
> PowerMac G5 running OS 10.4.11  I typically get Quartz graphics
> output from R into Adobe Illustrator CS2 simply by copying and
> pasting. Upon upgrading to R version 2.7.0, I now receive an error
> from Illustrator when trying to paste R generated graphics from the
> Quartz window into Illustrator. I do not have the exact text of the
> error message, but the general message is that the object I am trying
> to paste is too large, and won't fit on the Illustrator drawing
> board.  There are no options for reducing the size.  I re-installed R
> 2.6.2 and I am now able to copy and paste my R graphics into
> Illustrator as before.  Any ideas as to why this is happening or what
> I should do if I want to be able to copy and paste into Illustrator
> using the current version of R?
> Cheers,
> Courtney L. Meier
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