Re: R-beta: netscape/R interaction [color allocation]

Peter Dalgaard BSA (p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk)
18 Jun 1998 20:25:20 +0200


To: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject: Re: R-beta: netscape/R interaction [color allocation]
From: Peter Dalgaard BSA <p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk>
Date: 18 Jun 1998 20:25:20 +0200
In-Reply-To: Martin Maechler's message of Thu, 18 Jun 1998 20:03:56 +0200

Martin Maechler <maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch> writes:

> 
> Our solution to the famous  "Color allocation error"
> (not only appearing in R;  
>  S-plus e.g., uses black & white color scheme when it can't allocate the
>  desired colors)
> 
> is to *ALWAYS* use
> 	netscape -install
> 	-----------------

You can also set -ncols to limit Netscape in the number of color cells
it allocates. 64 is a reasonable value for most purposes.

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