[R] installation on Mac OS X

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Thu Nov 22 21:29:53 CET 2001

On Thu, 22 Nov 2001, G.Janacek wrote:

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> Well I finally managed to get Xdarwin and R running on my Mac under
> OSX. Having turned my Mac into a UNIX box is a bit disconcerting but
> . . .
> My problem now is how to get help to run - either as html or via R. I
> am sure it is my stupidity but any suggestions would be most welcome.
> By the way if I run Stefano's OS9 R binary (current version) I can't
> seem to get the eps of any  graphics into my Latex program ( using
> graphics.sty or graphix.sty). The text goes wonky. Has anyone else
> noticed this problem - and if so is there a fix?

I hadn't noticed, which suggests that a successful work-around is to make
pdf plots and use pdflatex.


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