RStudio not compatible with R graphics engine version 15


I recently installed the latest available version of RStudio (RStudio Desktop 2021.09.1+372) on macOS 12.0.1, with R 4.2.0. Whenever I start it, I get the following warning:

Warning message:
R graphics engine version 15 is not supported by this version of RStudio. The Plots tab will be disabled until a newer version of RStudio is installed. 

The Plots tab is then indeed disabled, with plots opening up on separate windows. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling RStudio, but it did not help.

Any ideas on how to possibly fix this would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks a lot in advance.

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You're using a development version of R so will also need a development version of RStudio. As luck would have it we just added Graphics Engine 15 support earlier today (experimental). Give it a try and let us know how it works for you:


That looks exactly like what I was looking for! I have just tested it and the plot tabs is working fine again. Thanks a lot for this!

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@Rafa.A You're welcome, and thank you for the update! We're glad to hear that this fix works.

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