R-alpha: Query about par use ...

Ross & (ihaka@stat.auckland.ac.nz)
Mon, 24 Mar 1997 17:24:57 +1200

Date: Mon, 24 Mar 1997 17:24:57 +1200
Message-Id: <199703240524.RAA22550@stat9.stat.auckland.ac.nz>
From: Ross & <ihaka@stat.auckland.ac.nz>
To: r-testers@stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject: R-alpha: Query about par use ...

I have been looking at implementing conditioning plots (coplots) in R
and I have found a pretty simple way of doing it.  BUT it means making
a small change to the semantics of par(fig=...).

In S, such a specification gives location of the plot as proportions
of the device surface.  I would like to change this to proportions of
the region inside the outer (oma) margins.

Would this upset anyone?  You would be able to get S semantics with a
spec of the form par(oma=rep(0,4), fig=...).

I think it would also be more generally useful too.
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