RE: [R] plots from batchfile on windows

From: BXC (Bendix Carstensen) <bxc_at_steno.dk>
Date: Sat 04 Jun 2005 - 00:50:51 EST


Just open a device before you plot:

pdf( "plotfile.pdf" )
plot( x, y )
dev.off()

also have a look at:

?Devices

Best
Bendix



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> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch
> [mailto:r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Gabor
> Grothendieck
> Sent: Friday, June 03, 2005 4:33 PM
> To: Hans-Peter
> Cc: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: Re: [R] plots from batchfile on windows
>
>
> On 6/3/05, Hans-Peter <gchappi@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > On windows I'd like to run a batchfile that leaves me a plot. As a
> > test I have the scriptfile "test.r" which only contains:
> >
> > x <- 1:10;
> > y <- sample( 10 )
> > plot( x, y )
> >
> > Now I tried the following (but nothing worked):
> >
> > a) "R --vanilla < test.r" in the cmd window, => that
> doesn't give me a
> > plot
> > b) the same, but I added "bitmap(file="outplot.png")" in the
> > scriptfile => Here I get an error that gswin32c.exe was not found.
> > (Maybe I need to install ghostscript???)
> > c) some attempts with Rgui.exe => I didn't arrive to pass a
> command argument.
> >
> > It would be nice, to get some hints, how this could be done. I did
> > search the newsgroup archive, but unfortunately didn't find
> something.
> >
>
> This was discussed previously this week. Look right at the end of:
>
https://www.stat.math.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-help/2005-June/071147.html



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