[R] plotting a 1000 plots?
Prof Brian D Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat May 25 09:50:26 CEST 2002
Just use a current version of R: NEWS for 1.5.0 says:
o The pdf() device was running out of objects before the
documented 500 page limit. Now there is no limit.
On Wed, 22 May 2002, Jeff D. Hamann wrote:
> yes. in this case a plan b might be in order...
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> Subject: Re: [R] plotting a 1000 plots?
> > > > I believe you can send multiple plots to a pdf file by leaving the
> > > > device open. By default, each new plot will be put on a different
> page in
> > > > the pdf file.
> > > ah-ha! had I only known. I forgot to check the other devices supported.
> > > Works like a charm on windows too! Saaaweet!
> > Careful - this will choke at 501 plots.
> > help(pdf)
> > ..
> > There is an internal limit of 500 pages per PDF file, which should
> > be ample.
> > ..
> > If you really want to do 1000 plots, you need a Plan B.
> > Cheers
> > Jason
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