[R] Saving or copying graphics from Quartz returns empty file

Jeff Newmiller jdnewmil at dcn.davis.CA.us
Fri Jan 25 03:07:01 CET 2013

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heatherchapman <heatherchapman at weber.edu> wrote:

>I need some help figuring out how to save or copy graphs I've created
>in the
>Quartz screen. I'm using a Mac, Mountain Lion OS, and have version
>When I save a graphic, the process either crashes R, or if it saves the
>file, when I open it, it is a blank file or I get an error message that
>"The file Rplot.pdf could not be opened." When I try to copy the
>instead and paste into any other program (Word, Excel, etc), a blank
>frame is all I get. 
>I assume there is a package I've not loaded or some fix I need to make.
>ideas? Help...?
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