Re: [R] Source code for R graphics devices

From: Ted Harding <Ted.Harding_at_nessie.mcc.ac.uk>
Date: Tue 11 Jul 2006 - 06:49:17 EST


On 10-Jul-06 Ted Harding wrote:
> Hi Folks,
>
> I'm trying to locate the source code for a (typical)
> R graphics device, in order to study how it's done.
>
> [...]
>
> When, in R, I type "xfig" to see the R code, I get the
> line
>
> .Internal(XFig(file, old$paper, old$family, old$bg, old$fg,
> old$width, old$height, old$horizontal, old$pointsize,
> old$onefile, old$pagecentre))
>
> so I tried to locate the code for the Internal function "Xfig".
>
> I can't seem to find it!

Many thanks to Duncan and Chuck for help and advice. Which also brought home to me that my problem was that I can't read!

Grepping for "Xfig" didn't work. Grepping for "XFig" would have worked!

Thanks, and best wishes,
Ted.



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Date: 10-Jul-06                                       Time: 21:49:15
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