[R] Figure rotation

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Nov 23 08:24:35 CET 2000

On 23 Nov 2000, Peter Dalgaard BSA wrote:

> Prof Brian D Ripley <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk> writes:
> > That's what you asked for: perhaps you are not used to software following
> > your commands?  Try dev.copy2eps or dev.print if you want more
> > sensible defaults for a copy.
> dev.print() won't help in this respect, will it? I've just been doing
> a bunch of plots to the tune of
>  dev.print(file='LRT-variants.ps', height=3.5, width=4, horizontal=FALSE)
> (with 1.1.1 - I think some of this got changed for 1.2.0, but forgot
> exactly what...)
> The real problem is that "horizontal" means landscape, i.e. orientate
> the *paper* horisontally before plotting. The docs could be clearer on
> that count I suppose.

dev.copy2eps sets portrait explicitly.   I didn't say that either was
appropriate as the original message did not give a purpose (nor yours)
but suspect that dev.copy2eps was most likely the close to the set of
defaults needed.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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