[Rd] Extend FAQ 7.22

ONKELINX, Thierry Thierry.ONKELINX at inbo.be
Fri Jul 24 10:20:27 CEST 2009

Dear all,

I suggest to extend FAQ 7.22 by mentioning ggplot2 graphics as well.

7.22 Why do lattice/trellis/ggplot2 graphics not work?

The most likely reason is that you forgot to tell R to display the
graph. Lattice functions such as xyplot() create a graph object, but do
not display it (the same is true of ggplot2 graphics and Trellis
graphics in S-Plus). The print() method for the graph object produces
the actual display. When you use these functions interactively at the
command line, the result is automatically printed, but in source() or
inside your own functions you will need an explicit print() statement. 

Best regards,


ir. Thierry Onkelinx
Instituut voor natuur- en bosonderzoek / Research Institute for Nature
and Forest
Cel biometrie, methodologie en kwaliteitszorg / Section biometrics,
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