Would the ability to detach the plots pane work for you? Or do
you specifically need to make use of the quartz graphics device?
We've got this feature high on the list to things to do for the
Also for a temporary workaround, you can at least start a new
device with by calling quartz() in the console.
3 Posted by corentin barbu on 06 Aug, 2012 07:47 PM
I sure use the quartz() to open new devices in our tests but this is not
portable enough in our mix linux/mac environement :-S
I'm not sure what you mean by being able to detach the plots pane (multiple
windows?) but we need to be able to play with the size of the window etc...
so it would be nice if we could really "turn off" the display in the window
Also we are already planning to allow the RStudio graphics
device to be detached form the main IDE and then positioned
anywhere. Note though this unfortunately does not include having
multiple RStudio Graphics devices right now, but we also have that
one on our list.