Re: [R] Creating very small plots (2.5 cm wide) in Sweave

From: Andrew Robinson <A.Robinson_at_ms.unimelb.edu.au>
Date: Thu 08 Sep 2005 - 16:15:48 EST

Dear Francisco,

thanks for your solution. It turns out that it's best for me to use

\setkeys{Gin}{width=0.15\textwidth}

directly before I call the plot - that seems to work just fine.

Andrwe

On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 05:44:59AM +0000, Francisco J. Zagmutt wrote:
> Others may propose more elegant solutions but, in windows one quick an
> dirty option would be to change the argument 'pin' and 'fin' within par to
> get an image of exactly 1 inch (2.54 cm) i.e.
>
> y <- c(40, 46, 39, 44, 23, 36, 70, 39, 30, 73, 53, 74)
> x <- c(6, 4, 3, 6, 1, 5, 6, 2, 1, 8, 4, 6)
> par(pin=c(1,1), fin=c(1,1))
> plot(x, y, xlab="", ylab="")
> abline(h=mean(y), col="red")
>
> #Save the plot in bmp format
> savePlot("myplot", "bmp")
>
> and then manually crop the picture using your favorite picture package or
> even within a word processor.
>
> I hope this helps
>
> Francisco
>
>
> >From: Andrew Robinson <A.Robinson@ms.unimelb.edu.au>
> >To: R-Help Discussion <r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch>
> >Subject: [R] Creating very small plots (2.5 cm wide) in Sweave
> >Date: Thu, 8 Sep 2005 13:40:17 +1000
> >
> >Hi everyone,
> >
> >I was wondering if anyone has any code they could share for creating
> >thumbnail plots in Sweave. For example, I'd like a plot like the
> >following:
> >
> >y <- c(40, 46, 39, 44, 23, 36, 70, 39, 30, 73, 53, 74)
> >x <- c(6, 4, 3, 6, 1, 5, 6, 2, 1, 8, 4, 6)
> >opar <- par(mar=c(3,3,0,0))
> >plot(x, y, xlab="", ylab="")
> >abline(h=mean(y), col="red")
> >par(opar)
> >
> >to come out about 2.5 cm wide.
> >
> >Thanks for any assistance,
> >
> >Andrew
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