Re: [R] Time delay function or plot animation

From: Tobias Verbeke <>
Date: Tue 13 Dec 2005 - 07:14:26 EST

Ulrike Grömping wrote:

>is it possible to specify a time delay for plotting the points in a curve? I
>would like to make the plotting process slow enough to show the development
>of the graph, and therefore I am looking either for the possibility within
>the plot function to specify a plotting speed or (if that doesn't exist) for
>a function like "pause" or "wait" that allows to specify a time delay until
>the next statement is executed. I have searched help and mailing list
>archives, but I don't seem to look for the right keywords. My current
>solution is very crude:
>I add the following to an existing plot:
>for (i in 1:steps)
>lines(x[i:(i+1)], y[i:(i+1)])
> #calculations with the sole purpose of generating a time delay
> zoeger<-1
> for (j in 1:85000)
> {zoeger<-zoeger*j}
>Is there a better way to achieve this?
See ?Sys.sleep


>Regards, Ulrike
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