[R] "landscaping" the graphics device

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jun 14 21:44:54 CEST 2002

On Fri, 14 Jun 2002 Katherine.Gowan at uchsc.edu wrote:

> I'm just getting started with R, using it mainly for graphics. All of my
> graphs need to be laid out in landscape format. I've set the parameter fin
> to (11,8.5) as well as fiddling around with any other parameters that looked
> promising, but the graphics window always opens as a square, as well as my
> plot being square. (By the way, I'm on Windows 2000.) Now, I can physically
> drag the window to the appropriate proportions, but this will soon become a
> big pain, as I'm trying to automate the graphing of a lot of data. Does
> anyone know how to get the graphics window to automatically open in the
> dimensions I need? I've looked in the etc/Rdevga, but it seems to only be
> for font settings.

?windows tells you how.

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