Re: [R] automatically save graphic

From: David Winsemius <>
Date: Tue, 04 Mar 2008 12:44:11 +0000 (UTC)

Richard Cotton <> wrote in

> mysimbaa wrote:

>> I write some code which produce a graphic
>> Now I try at the end to output it (bitmap or jpeg) like this way :
>> - pop up window asking me to choose a path where to save my picture
>> - choose name for this picture

> Your message isn't very clear, so forgive me if I have
> misunderstood, but 1. You can save your pictures in the manner you
> described by clicking on the File menu in a graphics window, then
> 'Save As...', and choose bitmap or jpeg.
> 2. If you want to save plots automatically, then do it in code:
> jpeg("foo.jpg")

I am wondering if:

jpeg(file=file.choose()) # ...accomplish mysimbaa's goals.

(There have been several messages in recent weeks that suggest PNG is a better format for lossless image storage of line and point graphics.)

> plot(1:100)

David Winsemius

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