Re: [R] Trying to tile wireframe plots (using lattice package)

From: Magnus Torfason <zulutime.net_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2010 17:26:06 -0400

Thanks, that was the pointer I needed. I'd tried the split parameter but didn't realize that it doesn't work well within wireframe() itself, rather, I had to call print.trellis() directly using the trellis object that wireframe() returns if one assigns it to something.

After that, it was pretty straightforward. One issue I found surprising was that you must pass more=TRUE to the call _before_ you want to add more, rather than adding it to the call that is actually supposed to draw onto a pre-existing canvas. But that was a quick fix. Here is code that worked for me.

## Example begins

top.left     = wireframe(volcano)
top.right    = wireframe(volcano, shade = TRUE)
bottom.left  = wireframe(volcano, shade = TRUE,
     aspect = c(61/87, 0.4), )
bottom.right = wireframe(volcano, shade = TRUE,
     aspect = c(61/87, 0.4), light.source = c(10,0,10))
print(top.left     , split=c(1,1,2,2) , more=TRUE )
print(top.right    , split=c(2,1,2,2) , more=TRUE )
print(bottom.left , split=c(1,2,2,2) , more=TRUE) print(bottom.right , split=c(2,2,2,2) )
## Example ends

Thanks again!

Magnus

On 6/25/2010 2:59 PM, Greg Snow wrote:
> The layout function is base graphics, wireframe from lattice is
 > grid based and they don't play well together without extra effort.



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