[R] Unable to plot dataframes

Marc Schwartz MSchwartz at medanalytics.com
Mon Sep 15 14:39:06 CEST 2003

On Mon, 2003-09-15 at 04:51, ucgamdo at ucl.ac.uk wrote:
> I moved recently from R in windows to R in linux, and have found out that I
> cannot plot data frames. I think is an error related to the X server,
> however, I haven't got the slighliest clue of what to do. To be more
> specific this is a typical example of what happens to me:
> > x <- data.frame(cbind(rnorm(50), rnorm(50), rnorm(50)))
> > plot(x)
> Error in text.default(x, y, cex = cex, font = font)
> 	X11 font of size 16 could not be loaded
> # well, the actual details of the error might be slightly different
> # a new graphics display appears on the screen and only one empty square is
> drawn in the upper left corner
> # of the graphics window.
> Does anyone know what is the source of this problem or how to fix it?
> Thanks,
> M.

See this post from earlier this year:



Marc Schwartz

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