Re: [R] Setting the 'fig' graphic parameter

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From: Prof Brian Ripley (ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk)
Date: Tue 23 Mar 2004 - 03:32:26 EST


Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0403221631060.1121-100000@gannet.stats>

R is not S-PLUS, and you need par(new=TRUE) before calling par(fig) etc.

That is probably not an intentional difference.

On Mon, 22 Mar 2004, Mario dos Reis wrote:

> Hi guys,
>
> # I would like to plot a figure with the following layout:
> #
> # ----------------------------
> # | | |
> # | | |
> # | | |
> # | |--------|
> # | | |
> # | | |
> # | | |
> # ----------------------------
>
> x <- rnorm(100)
> y <- rnorm(100)
>
> par(fig=c(0,0.7,0,1))
> plot(x,y)
>
> # (please maximise your plotting device so you get a 'rectangular' area)
>
> # now lets do the upper corner 'little' plot
>
> par(fig=c(0.7, 1, 0.5, 1))
> plot(x,y)
>
> # and ...
>
> par(fig=c(0.7, 1, 0, 0.5))
> plot(x,y)
>
> Now, my problem is as you might have seen already, that the old figure
> gets deleted when the new one is placed. I was trying to reproduce an
> exercise a saw in an S-plus book. I would really like to know what is
> going on, the documentation about graphic parameters is not very helpful
> about fig, and I would really like to set a graph with the above layout.
>
> Thanks,
> Mario dos Reis.
>
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