Re: [R] Unexpected line type in lattice plot key on pdf device

From: Deepayan Sarkar <>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2008 17:18:27 -0700

On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 6:41 AM, G. Draisma <> wrote:
> L.S.,
> With the code below,
> on the Windows screen the line types in the key show
> as solid and dashed as in the graph,
> and in the pdf file they show
> as solid in the key and solid and dashed in the graph.
> I would not expect that,
> but may be I get something wrong.
> Gerrit.
> -------
> library(lattice)
> # pdf("pietje.pdf")
> x<-0:10
> xyplot((x^0.5)+(x^0.75)~x,type="o",lty=c(1,2),
> auto.key=list(points=F,lines=T,columns=2, type="o",divide=1))
> #
> -------

I'm surprised that you see differences between windows() and pdf(). In any case, the correct call would be something like


       par.settings = simpleTheme(lty=c(1,2)),
       auto.key=list(points=F,lines=T,columns=2, type="o",divide=1))

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