Re: [R] Specify custom par(mfrow()) layout for defined plot()

From: Michael Bach <>
Date: Mon, 02 May 2011 19:17:22 +0300

Prof Brian Ripley <> writes:

> On Mon, 2 May 2011, Michael Bach wrote:
>> Uwe Ligges <> writes:
>>> On 29.04.2011 17:10, Michael Bach wrote:
>>>> Dear R Users,
>>>> I am doing stats::decompose() on 4 different time series. When I issue
>>>> csdA<- decompose(tsA)
>>>> plot(csdA)
>>>> I get a summary plot for observed, trend, seasonal and random components
>>>> of decomposed time series tsA. As I understand it, the object returned
>>>> by decompose() has it's own plot method where mfrow(4,1) etc. is
>>>> defined. Now suppose I wanted to wrap those mfrow(4,1) into my own
>>>> mfrow(2,2) layout. How could I achieve this? Is there a general way to
>>>> handle these cases? Something like a "meta" par(mfrow())?
>>> This does not work and is one of the reasons why the grid package was developed.
>> Does this mean that there is no way whatsoever or that there is a
>> workaround via the grid package??
> See the gridBase package.

Will do. Thanks for the hint mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Thu 05 May 2011 - 06:25:09 GMT

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