Re: [R] Multi-plot figures with different numbers of plots in different rows

From: Paul Murrell <p.murrell_at_auckland.ac.nz>
Date: Sun 27 Mar 2005 - 05:39:01 EST

Hi

Hess, Stephane wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> I have 5 plots that I would like to include in a single figure,
> spread over two rows. If I use mfrow=c(2,3), and produce my plots one
> after the other, I will end up with three plots in the first row, and
> 2 in the second row, which is what I want. However, I would like the
> two plots in the second row to be moved to the centre of that row,
> rather than occupying the two left-most cells.
>
> I have also considered using split.screen, but this would mean that
> the plots in the lower half would be wider than in the upper half,
> whereas I want them all to be of the same size.

Something like ...?

layout(rbind(c(1, 1, 2, 2, 3, 3),

              c(0, 4, 4, 5, 5, 0)))
for (i in 1:5) {

   plot(i, type="n")
   text(1, i, paste("Plot", i), cex=4)
}

Paul

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