[R] doubt about options(graphics.record=T)

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Jul 23 20:45:09 CEST 2007

On Mon, 23 Jul 2007, terra wrote:

>>> Hi all,
>>> I've been using R under WindowsXP.
>>> So, where the R stores the graphic archives (don't saved) if I use the 
>>> option
>>> options(graphics.record=T) inside of Rprofile.site file?
>> The relevant help file (?windows) does tell you: please read it.
> Dear Prof. Ripley,
> I read the recommended (?windows) end it was not clear enough!
> BTW, I just found a discussion from ([R] RGui: windows-record and command 
> history Thomas Steiner (23 Mar 2006)) where Duncan wrote:
> - The graphics history is stored in your current workspace in memory, and it 
> can get big.
> I think it is the answer I was searching. Do you agree?

I refer you once again to the help page, which says

      The active plot history is stored in variable
      '.SavedPlots' in the workspace.

I don't see any lack of clarity there (unlike elsewhere in this posting).

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