[R] Device 2: graphic window

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jul 16 20:22:07 CEST 2002

On Tue, 16 Jul 2002, Paolo Covelli wrote:

> Does anyone know how I can choose the background color of the graphic
> window?

Which background colour is that?

There is a dark grey which is outside the device surface and cannot be

The device surface is covered by a canvas, colour set by the argument
`canvas' to windows().  Finally, a plot has a background colour set by
par(bg=), which is by default transparent.

> Furthermore, how can I open more than a graphic-window in the same work
> session?

by windows(), the same way you opened the first one (possibly unseen by

> (My platform is W2000 on PC)

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