From: Petr Pikal <petr.pikal_at_precheza.cz>

Date: Thu 05 Jan 2006 - 23:32:12 EST

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Date: Thu 05 Jan 2006 - 23:32:12 EST

Hi

On 5 Jan 2006 at 11:27, Edwin Commandeur wrote:

From: "Edwin Commandeur" <e.commandeur@uvt.nl> To: <r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch> Date sent: Thu, 5 Jan 2006 11:27:01 +0100 Subject: [R] problem with using lines command on windows XP machine

> 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)
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quite close

abline(v=0)

draws a vertical line at x=0

from help page

Arguments:

x, y: coordinate vectors of points to join.

Maybe to mention abline in See also of lines help page could be good

**HTH
**

Petr

*>
*

> 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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