Re: [R] Determining physical display dimensions

From: Liaw, Andy <andy_liaw_at_merck.com>
Date: Sat 20 Aug 2005 - 03:55:14 EST


The screen devices are not platform independent, so I guess not.

The height and width arguments for windows() is in physical inches, and the ypinch and xpinch specify pixels per inch, according to ?windows.

Andy

> From: Berton Gunter
>
> Folks:
>
> (Basically a non-R question).
>
> Is there any (simple) OS independent way for (the latest
> version of) R to
> determine the physical dimensions in pixels of the current
> display device?
>
> Failing that, (how) can this be done for Windows (XP or 2000, say) ?
>
> Thanks.
>
> -- Bert Gunter
> Genentech Non-Clinical Statistics
> South San Francisco, CA
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