Re: [R] call function immediately before plot.new()

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 09:41:01 -0400

See:

?frame

e.g.

setHook("plot.new", function(...) cat("Starting plot\n"))

On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 9:22 AM, Jake Michaelson <jake.michaelson_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I would like to be able to call a custom function automatically before
> plot.new() is called (more specifically, before a new plot is created on the
> current graphics device). Recently I've been poking around in the help
> files of some of the low(er) level plotting functions, and I seem to
> remember something saying that you could somehow add a setting to call a
> function immediately before plot.new() is called (something kind of in the
> spirit of .First). I've been looking everywhere, and I can't find the
> documentation I'm thinking of, which makes me wonder if I'm just making all
> this up.
>
> Can this be done?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jake
>
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