Re: [Rd] idea (PR#7345)

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: Sat 06 Nov 2004 - 00:06:15 EST

dan@bolser.co.uk wrote:

> Full_Name: Dan B
> Version: 2
> OS: Fedora 2
> Submission from: (NULL) (80.6.127.185)
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> It would be great if something like
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> currentPlot <- edit(par)
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> allowed dynamic changes to the 'currentPlot', which I am using as some kind of
> 'magic' keyword in the above context. i.e. the value of 'currentPlot' is
> actually an alias for whatever the current graphical object is.
>
> calling the above command would open the edit pannel for the par options
> relevant to whatever the currentPlot object was.
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> The changes made to par would trigger an automatic redraw of the plot, to allow
> dynamic editing. After the changes were made and edit closed, a copy of the
> edited par could be taken to allow the settings to be automatically applied in
> the future.
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> Dynamic editing of all object variables could be supported through this
> mechanism to allow a very flexible overall control of graphical objects.
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Nice idea. Do you have any schedule for which R release R-core can include your contribution? Do you get it ready for R-2.1.0? In particlular, I'm very interested in the way you are going to include this feature for non-screen devices such as postscript()...

Uwe Ligges



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