Windows/UTF-8 Build of R and CRAN Packages

R-devel-win.exe is an experimental installer of R, set up to download experimental binary builds of CRAN packages. It sets UTF-8 as the current default encoding on Windows (Windows 10 November 2019 release or newer). 92% of CRAN packages are supported. Intended as a demonstration of this option to support…

New Features in the R Graphics Engine
Support for gradient fills, pattern fills, clipping paths and masks has been added to the R graphics…
Improvements to Clipping in the R Graphics Engine
The R graphics engine performs some clipping of output regardless of whether the graphics device it…
Testing R on Emulated Platforms
Sometimes it is useful to test R on unusual platforms, even when the expected number of users is not…
UTF-8 Support on Windows
R internally allows strings to be represented in the current native encoding, in UTF-8 and in Latin…
Changes to Symbol Fonts for Cairo Graphics Devices
The symbol font When drawing text in R graphics, we can specify the font “family” to use, e.g., a generic…
Changes to Symbol Fonts for Cairo Graphics Devices
The symbol font When drawing text in R graphics, we can specify the font “family” to use, e.g., a generic…
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