From: Paul Murrell <p.murrell_at_auckland.ac.nz>

Date: Wed 30 Mar 2005 - 08:37:43 EST

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> If you want to leave the last plot(s) in a such a figure blank,

*> and continue on with another figure, how does that work?
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*> For example:
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*> par(mfrow=c(2,3)) #set up 2 rows x 3 columns
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*> plot(1:10, main="Plot 1")
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*> plot(1:20, main="Plot 2")
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*> plot(1:30, main="Plot 3")
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*> par(mfg=c(2,2)) # start next plot at 2,2 instead of 2,1
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*> plot(1:40, main="Plot 4")
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*> # What if 5th plot is to start on next page?
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*> # Why do plots 5 and 6 overlay plots 1 and 2 instead
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*> # of being on a new page?
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*> par(mfg=c(1,1))
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*> plot(1:50, main="Plot 5")
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*> plot(1:60, main="Plot 6")
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*> If "par(mfg=c(1,1))" is left out, Plot 6 is on the next figure.
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*> The "new=T" parameters seems like a possible solution, but gives this
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*> warning and is ignored:
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*> Warning messages:
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*> 1: parameter "new" couldn't be set in high-level plot() function
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*> par(mfrow=c(2,3)) #set up 2 rows x 3 columns
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*> plot(1:10, main="Plot 1", new=T)
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*> plot(1:20, main="Plot 2")
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*> plot(1:30, main="Plot 3")
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*> par(mfg=c(2,2)) # start next plot at 2,2 instead of 2,1
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*> plot(1:40, main="Plot 4")
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*> # What if 5th plot is to start on next page?
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*> # Why do plots 5 and 6 overlay plots 1 and 2 instead
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*> # of being on a new page?
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*> par(mfg=c(1,1))
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*> plot(1:50, main="Plot 5", new=T)
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*> plot(1:60, main="Plot 6")
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*> How do I create a series of plots in one figure and control
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*> when a new figure is created? (without using dummy blank placeholder plots)
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*> The example above is only for discussion. I really want to do this in a
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*> loop
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*> and create 5 plots per figure, and repeat this for many pages in a PDF file.
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# new page!

plot(1:40, main="Plot 5")

Date: Wed 30 Mar 2005 - 08:37:43 EST

Hi

Earl F. Glynn wrote:

> "Anne York" <york@zipcon.net> wrote in message

*> news:Pine.LNX.4.62.0503261316330.2758@sasquatch...
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>>par(mfrow=c(2,3)) #set up 2 rows x 3 colums >>plot(1:10) #plot 1 >>plot(1:10) #plot 2 >>plot(1:10) #plot 3 >>par(mfg=c(2,2)) # start next plot at 2,2 instead of 2,1 >> plot(1:10) # 4th plot

> If you want to leave the last plot(s) in a such a figure blank,

c(0, 4, 0))) plot(1:10, main="Plot 1") plot(1:20, main="Plot 2") plot(1:30, main="Plot 3") plot(1:40, main="Plot 4")

# new page!

plot(1:40, main="Plot 5")

Paul

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