Re: [R] problem with using lines command on windows XP machine

From: Dimitris Rizopoulos <dimitris.rizopoulos_at_med.kuleuven.be>
Date: Thu 05 Jan 2006 - 21:42:16 EST

I think you need "abline(v = 0)".

I hope it helps.

Best,
Dimitris



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> Hello,
>
> I'm using R version 2.2.0 installed on windows XP machine, with SP2
> (maybe
> it's also interesting to note it's laptop, so it outputs to a laptop
> screen)
> a l and I wanted to draw a line in a graph, but it does not seem to
> work.
>
> To test it I use the following code:
>
> x = c(-1,0,1)
> y = c(-1,0,1)
> plot(x,y, type="l", xlim=c(-1,1), ylim=c(-1,1))
> lines(0)

>
> If I understand the documentation right this should draw a line
> (with
> default settings, I'm not setting any parameters) at x=0.
>
> I tried goofing around a bit setting linewidth and color
> differently, I
> tried using xy.coords etc, but no line appeared in the graph.
>
> The commands abline and segments work perfectly fine (so I am now
> using
> segments to plot the line I want), but I still think the lines
> command
> should work.
>
> Does anybody has similar problems drawing lines on XP machines (or
> laptops
> in general?)? Or I am doing something abominably wrong?
>
> Greetings and thanks in advance for any replies,
> Edwin Commandeur
>
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