[R] Backgrounds in Multiple Plots made with "fig"

From: Tom La Bone <booboo_at_gforcecable.com>
Date: Sun, 06 Jul 2008 07:24:06 -0700 (PDT)

The following code was adapted from an example Vincent Zoonekynd gave on his web site http://zoonek2.free.fr/UNIX/48_R/03.html:

n <- 1000
x <- rnorm(n)
qqnorm(x)
qqline(x, col="red")
op <- par(fig=c(.02,.5,.5,.98), new=TRUE) hist(x, probability=T,

     col="light blue", xlab="", ylab="", main="", axes=F) lines(density(x), col="red", lwd=2)
box()
par(op)

How can I make the background in the small box in the upper left-hand corner be a different color than the background in the main plot and erase any of the main plot that happens to be behind the box?

Tom  

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